THE 'NEW YORK TIMES' BUILDING. (INCLUDING PLATE AT BACK OF VOLUME)

C T PURDY
1909 Minutes of the Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers  
EARLY in the year 1902, the proprietors of the New York Times, one of the leading newspapers of the City of New York, determined to move from the newspaper district near the City Hall to quarters in the newer part of the city. The site selected for the new building is bounded on the north and south by Forty-third and Forty-second Streets, and on the east and west by Broadway and Seventh Avenue. The underground railway,' in curving from Forty-second Street into Broadway, crosses the north end of
more » ... es the north end of the property, passing through the building (Fig. 1, Plate 3) . It is the purpose of this Paper to describe the building, and to discuss the special features of its steel construction due to the existence and operation of the Underground Railway. * The English ton of 2,240 pounds is the one used throughout this Paper. Downloaded by [ UNIVERSITY OF SHEFFIELD] on [15/09/16].
doi:10.1680/imotp.1909.17717 fatcat:5aayknyke5hjndo6nu6pawxode