One version of the history of the New York economy can be told in the changing purpose of 55 Wall Street. It was first the Merchant’s Exchange, then briefly the US Custom House, and then home to the First National City Bank (now Citibank), a firm intimate with both of our Great crashes.
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On Feb. 12, after seas of silk-scarved, shiny-shoed, power-suited real estate brokers shuffle into the Pierre’s ballroom, the colossal real estate brokerage Prudential Douglas Elliman will name its broker of the year. Just as it’s been since Dottie Herman and Howard Lorber bought the company in 2003, and as it will be until the day Read More