(m) 58 East 13th Street/835 Broadway. The Broadway section of the building was constructed c. 1850-54 by Abraham Valentine, and housed inventor James Lidgerwood and 19th-century photographer James Henry Wright. No. 58 East 13th Street was constructed c. 1853 by Abraham Valentine and housed the National Academy of Design, the first institution in the United States established by and under the exclusive control of professional artists, which included among its members many of the greatest American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.

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Photo by Dylan Chandler