Tuesday, July 31, 2007

If Time Were Money . . .


Originally S. Jarmulowsky's Bank Building
54-58 Canal Street
Architects: Rouse & Goldstone
1912



. . . then Sender Jarmulowsky, the former pushcart peddler, would be very rich today. His grand symbol of capitalism lasted a lot longer than his bank, which was shuttered in 1917 amid rumors of fraud.