The Real Deal New York

This month in real estate history

NYSE opened, Met left 39th Street, and Puck Building reopened as commercial condo

April 25, 2016 04:55PM
By Farah Halime

The New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange

From the April issue: The New York Stock Exchange building, billed as the costliest building ever constructed for the securities industry, opened 113 years ago this month. The building at 18 Broad Street was estimated to cost approximately $4 million, but including the cost of land, the entire project ended up costing closer to $9 million, the New York Times reported. Measuring 109 feet by 140 feet, the trading floor was one of the largest spaces in the city, with six Corinthian columns and a skylight set into a 72-foot-high ceiling. [more]