National Geographic : 1930 Oct
BROADWAY AND FIFTH AVENUE AT MADISON SQUARE, NEW YORK AN INTERNATIONAL ADDRESS . . . THE FIFTH AVENUE BUILDING NEW YORK CITY is the very heart of the world's business. To this great center come buyers from all parts of the world seeking products to be consumed thou sands of miles away . .. At the intersection of the two most famous of all New York's proud avenues, Fifth Avenue and Broadway, stands The Fifth Avenue Building, enjoying perhaps the world's best known address.... In this colossus are the offices and display rooms of leaders of world trade. Pottery, glass, laces, men's wear, women's wear, office equipment, toys, novelties, cards, stationery, and other products far too numerous to mention, are bought and sold within these walls.... The Fifth Avenue Building can be easily reached from any part of New York City. The Grand Central Station is a thirteen-minute ride by subway; Pennsylvania Station, ten. Busses and surface cars pass the doors. The shopping and financial districts are at either hand. . . . The address, 200 Fifth Avenue, faces Madison Square. This assures the offices an unusual amount of sunlight and air. A complete information booth and an attractive restaurant are among the many conveniences found here ... When in New York allow us to show you through. THE FIFTH AVENUE BUILDING + "MORE THAN AN OFFICE BUILDING"