About David S. Brown Store
Historic Architecture, Architecture, Interesting Places, Other Buildings And Structures
The David S. Brown Store at 8 Thomas Street between Broadway and Church Street in the TriBeCa neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City was built in 1875-76 for a soap manufacturer. It was designed by J. Morgan Slade in the Victorian Gothic style, as influenced by John Ruskin and French architectural theory. The building has been called "An elaborate confection of Romanesque, Venetian Gothic, brick, sandstone, granite, and cast-iron parts..."
The building was designated a New York City landmark in 1978, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.