An Abandoned Palace in Downtown Manhattan

For over 70 years, an historic building at 5 Beekman Street has been shuttered from the public. The beautiful brick and terra cotta building, built in 1882, sports twin towers and a nine-story atrium with wrought iron ceilings and balconies. Scouting NY takes a rare tour of this strangely empty building in an area where every square foot of business or living space brings astronomical prices.


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yes, it does look like teh building from Blade Runner.
That one is called the "Bradbury Building" (bit of a sci-fi author cross-over there!)

here's the interior of that building
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