841 Broadway 8-story building, originally known as the Roosevelt Building when it was constructed in 1893. Cornelius Roosevelt, Theodore's grandfather, who lived on the block during the Civil War era.
This Romanesque Revival building is just one block from the newly revitalized Union Square Park. Yes, it was named after those Roosevelts, powerful merchants in 19th century New York before Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th U.S. President in 1901.
Designed by Stephen D. Hatch, the Renaissance Revival style building exhibits some exquisite terra cotta on both the East 13th Street and Broadway facades.
Jutting bay windows supported by ornamental brackets, intricate terra-cotta details in the foreground, and projecting rectangular and curving piers clad in Roman brick.