National Geographic : 1929 Feb
Experienced buyers will favor your address .. . if it is The Fifth Avenue Building, New York SITUATED where Broadway meets Fifth Avenue, at the light and airy space of Madison Square, The Fifth Avenue Building is in the midst .of New York business. The building is accessible from anywhere in the city. Busses, surface cars and a subway entrance are at the door ... .an elevated line is within a block ... Grand Central Station is thirteen minutes by subway, the Pennsylvania Station, ten. This address was widely known before business had absorbed down town New York. On this site stood the old Fifth Avenue Hotel, a fash ionable meeting place for the smart world thirty years ago. In those days the prestige of this location was a social asset. Now, it is a business asset just as great. Experienced out-of-town buyers, from this country, and from distant points, make The Fifth Avenue Building their New York buying headquarters. They come here to buy fine laces, men's wear, women's wear, toys, novelties, pottery, glassware, greeting cards, stationery, and similar lines. They can complete here many of their seasonal require ments on a single buying trip. With offices in The Fifth Avenue Building, you are in close touch with a great part of the buying world ... a world that knows and likes the address. We should be glad to show you through the building. ST H 11 T Broadway at Fifth THE FIFTH Avenue, at Madison SSquare, New York AVENUE BUILDING "More than an office building"