National Geographic : 1930 Nov
BROADWAY AND FIFTH AVENUE AT MADISON SQUARE, 1NEW YORK A SOUND INVESTMENT... OFFICES IN THE FIFTH AVENUE BUILDING THERE are many reasons why so many successful businesses have been attracted to The Fifth Avenue Building. Primarily it is because it has proved, and is proving, a sound investment to maintain offices and display rooms here. Secon darily it enjoys one of the world's most famous addresses ....The Fifth Avenue Building is situated at the intersection of Broadway and Fifth Avenue, the very heart of the largest market history has known. Buyers from all parts of the world come here to inspect and to buy the products displayed within these walls.... The directory of this most modern market contains names distinguished in varied fields of business. Here buyers complete seasonal requirements in one trip in such lines as glass, pottery, men's wear, women's wear, laces, office equip ment, cards and stationery, novelties, toys, and numerous other lines . . . The building is extremely accessible. It is ten minutes to Pennsylvania Station by subway and thirteen to Grand Central. Busses and surface cars pass the doors. Elevated lines operate within two blocks' radius. The shopping and financial districts are at either hand.... A booth in the lobby supplies information con cerning lines listed, places of amusement, and points of civic interest. An attractive restaurant on the main floor serves excellent food ....Allow us to show you about the building during your next trip to New York. THE FIFTH AVENUE BUILDING + "MORE THAN AN OFFICE BUILDING"