New York City's Civic Center

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The former Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank Building at 49-51 Chambers Street in Lower Manhattan's Civic Center, Viewed thru snow covered trees in City Hall Park. New York City, New York State, USA.<br />
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The Emigrant Bank was organized in 1850 by the trustees of the Irish Emigrant Society to protect the savings of newly arrived Irish imigrants and to teach them the virtues of savings and industry.  This limestone faced early skyscraper was built between 1908 and 1912 in the Beaux-Arts style by the architect Raymond F. Almirall.  The building, a designated New York City Landmark, is now owned by The City of New York and contains various city government offices.<br />
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The building on the right side is the Jacob K. Javits Federal Office Buidling at 26 Federal Plaza.