The 1902 11-story Renaissance Revival–style building at 826 Broadway was constructed for the National Realty Company by architect William H. Birkmire and builder John H. Parker. The Strand Bookstore, one of the last of the “Book Row” sellers, has been here since 1957.

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Photos by Dylan Chandler