Shorpy June 06, 2017

1905. “City Hall — Troy, New York.” This 1875 building, designed by Marcus Cummings and constructed on the old Third Street burial ground, was destroyed by fire in 1938. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative.


Birmingham, Alabama, circa 1906. “Title Guarantee Land and Trust Building.” Completed in 1903, the structure still stands at Third Avenue and 21st Street. 8×10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.


New York circa 1906. “Union League Club, Brooklyn.” Our title comes from the delivery wagon on the right. Also note the Ford dealership with the illuminated AUTOMOBILES sign on the roof. 8×10 inch glass negative.