Tuttle Building

Connected to 705 Driggs (1888, W. H. Gaylor, architect).

1886 - Grand Bazar opened in the "Tuttle Buildings, 190 to 198 Grand Street, above Fifth, where Messrs. Piper & Rewick have begun what they confidently expect will prove a long and prosperous career as conductors of the Grand Bazar". 1 1898 - Elwin Piper assigns store to creditor. 2 1899 - Piper announces plan to close Brooklyn store and move the operation to Spencer Place in Harlem 3 1899 - Shortly after moving to 121st Street in Harlem, Piper suffers another bankruptcy. 4

  • 1. "Opening of the Grand Bazar", Brooklyn Eagle, March 11, 1886, p. 14
  • 2. "Elwin S. Piper Assigns", Brooklyn Eagle, September 13, 1898, p. 4
  • 3. "Harlem and the Bronx", Brooklyn Eagle, March 11, 1899, p.7
  • 4. "Elwin S. Piper Assigns", Brooklyn Eagle, May 21, 1899, p. 4"
Building type
store
Address

224 Grand Street
11211 NY
United States

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