Ball, Black & Co. Building
565 Broadway, SoHo, Manhattan
Conversion to residential lofts of the Ball, Black & Company Building, a nine story, 45,000sf, store and loft building in the SoHo Cast Iron Historic District. It was designed by John Kellum, Architect, in a classical Palazzo Style and constructed in 1859 with an Eastchester marble and iron facade.
The building was leased to Ball, Black & Company, a prominent 19th century jeweler; they used the first three stories for sale and showrooms and the remainder for manufacturing.
The building was raised to nine stories in 1893 with a cream colored brick facade with window trim in imitation of the original building. (Image shows the original five story building).
Landmarks Preservation Commission and Board of Standards & Appeals approval.