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56 Pine Street
(Wallace Building)
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
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(2013)
56 Pine Street is located in Lower Manhattan
56 Pine Street
Location in Lower Manhattan
56 Pine Street is located in New York
56 Pine Street
Location in New York
56 Pine Street is located in the United States
56 Pine Street
Location in the United States
Location 56-58 Pine St.
Manhattan, New York City
Built 1893-94
Architect Oscar Wirz
Architectural style Romanesque
Part of Wall Street Historic District (ID07000063)
NRHP reference No. 03000848
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Added to NRHP August 28, 2003

56 Pine Street – originally known as the Wallace Building after its developer, James Wallace – at 56-58 Pine Street between Pearl and William Streets in the Financial District of Manhattan, New York City, was built in 1893-94 and was designed by Oscar Wirz in the Romanesque Revival style.

The building's facade consists of brick, stone and terra cotta and features colonnettes, deeply inset windows and rounded arched openings. The flowered panels and fantastic heads which embellish the building is "some of the finest Byzantine carving in New York."

The building was designated a New York City landmark in 1997 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. It is also a contributing property to the Wall Street Historic District, a NRHP district created in 2007.

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