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“Curbstone Brokers”

 
 
"Curbstone Brokers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, October 10, 2015
1. "Curbstone Brokers" Marker
Inscription.  For more than a century, the outdoor brokers, predecessors of the American Stock Exchange, conducted a marketplace on the curbstones of the Financial District, serving investors and aiding the nationís industrial growth. They moved indoors on June 27, 1901, from this site.
 
Location. 40° 42.357′ N, 74° 0.683′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is on Broad Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 40 Broad Street, New York NY 10004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Broad Street History Path (a few steps from this marker); Alfred Sprague Bard (within shouting distance of this marker); Lordís Canal (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported permanently removed. ); First Latin School of New Amsterdam (within shouting distance of this marker); Marinus Willett (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); New York Information Technology Center
"Curbstone Brokers" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, December 23, 2018
2. "Curbstone Brokers" Marker
The marker is visible just behind the automobile.
(about 300 feet away); New York Stock Exchange (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named New York Stock Exchange (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Regarding "Curbstone Brokers". This remembrance of the "curbstone brokers" is literally at the sidewalk's curb.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
The New York Curb in action. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, circa unknown
3. The New York Curb in action.
 
More. Search the internet for "Curbstone Brokers".
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 56 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 22, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on December 23, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on December 24, 2018, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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