This seven-story Renaissance Revival–style loft building was constructed in 1895 and designed by Louis Korn. It is noteworthy for its combination of lacy decorative ironwork and robust stone architecture, and was home to two highly significant entities in the history of photography.

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Photo by Dylan Chandler