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1908

Designed by George B. Post (New York Stock Exchange), 817 Broadway was a cutting edge marvel of architecture and engineering when it was first built in 1895 and has stood as a neighborhood icon for over 120 years.
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2019

Faithfully modernized in 2019, 817 is now poised to redefine what a building can do to inspire a city. A strikingly restored façade and retail curtain wall bring this piece of history into the modern era.
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History

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Designed in 1895 by architect George B. Post, known for his innovative skyscraper designs, including the tallest building in New York City at the time, The New York World Building.

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Formerly known as the Sprague Building, 817 Broadway originally cost $250,000 to construct and was designed for cloak manufacturers Meyer Jonasson & Company.

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Nearing its 125th year in history, restoration efforts are complete on the revival of the ornate façade, featuring elements of limestone, terra cotta, and Roman brick, as well as its structural component built of Carnegie Steel.

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Decorative limestone columns, ornate terra columns, and intricate brickwork have been faithfully restored across the historic façade.

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Building Specifications

BUILT
1895
ARCHITECT
George B. Post
MODERNIZED
2019
ARCHITECT
Studios Architecture
STRUCTURE
Carnegie Steel columns with terra cotta arched slabs and concrete floors
FAÇADE
Limestone multy-story based with distinctive angled brick piers and arches in the building mid-section and an elaborate crown with various decorative elements and fenestrations. The façade was faithfully restored in 2018.
CEILING HEIGHTS
(slab to underside of slab)
18’ 16’ 12’ Lower Level Ground Floor 2-15 Floor
FLOOR LOADS
Ground through 15th floors
100 PSF
COLUMNS
20
LOBBIES & ELEVATORS
Fully modernized lobby on 12th Street with 15’ ceilings and three passenger elevators, one of which serves the roof terrace. Service lobby on 12th Street with a dedicated service car
ELECTRIC
Cellar & Ground
Floor: 20 watts per SF
2-15: 6 watts per SF exclusive of HVAC
SECURITY
24/7 attended lobby with full
access control and surveillance
systems
TELECOM
Wired Score Certified Gold

Verizon FIOS, Time Warner,
Rainbow Broadband

Dedicated, air-conditioned IT room
in the building cellar with redundant
pathways through the building
HVAC
Cooling Tower supplying 20 tons
of condenser water to each of
the office floors and steel panel radiators
ROOFTOP TERRACE
4,000 SF with WiFi and
unmatched 360-degree views
BIKE ROOM
In building lower level
SPRINKLER
Fully sprinkled
FIRE SAFETY
Class E System
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