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This month in real estate: Soho designated historic district

In 1973, Landmarks commission OK'd designation for one-time manufacturing area
By Adam Pincus | August 18, 2014 04:40PM

From the August issue: Soho, the growing artist neighborhood that was once a thriving manufacturing district, was designated as a historic district by the city’s Landmark Preservation Commission 41 years ago this month.

The Soho-Cast Iron Historic District was bounded by West Broadway, Houston, Canal and Crosby streets, and included 26 city blocks given character by 19-century loft buildings with cast-iron facades. [more]