A. T. Stewart Company Store

Also known as: Sun Building, Marble Palace
280 Broadway, New York, New York



Stewart's store (1846), the "Marble Palace," has been called the cradle of the department store. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, June 2, 1978

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on June 2, 1978
Reference number
NR name
Stewart, A. T., Company Store
Architectural styles
Victorian: Renaissance; Other architectural type; Romano-Tuscan Renaissance
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Department store
Current function
Government office
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1845; 1876