It’s no surprise that in the 19th century, all the big New York newspapers made sure they had office space as close to City Hall as possible. That’s where all the action was.
Which is how a small length of Park Row opposite City Hall earned its nickname.
On the left with the dome at the top is the New York World/Pulitzer Building. Next is the headquarters for the New York Tribune.
The one at right housed the The New York Times, before they moved uptown to Longacre—renamed Times–Square.
City Hall Park has a neat history. Adjacent to the old Collect Pond, it started as a 17th century commons where colonists took their livestock for water.
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