The Skyscraper Museum is devoted to the study of high-rise building, past, present, and future. The Museum explores tall buildings as objects of design, products of technology, sites of construction, investments in real estate, and places of work and residence. This site will look better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.

THE TRIBUNE BUILDING: EXPANSION





wall Postcard, "The Home of the New York Tribune"
Collection of The Skyscraper Museum

In 1907, the Tribune added ten floors, framed in steel, to its original masonry building and extended eastward on the block with a 20-story annex.



























wall Greater New York Edition of the New York Tribune, January 30, 1897.
Collection of The Skyscraper Museum

This street scene shows the heavy pedestrian traffic on Park Row, with a group of newsboys in the foreground. The proximity of the Post Office (at center) to Newspaper Row aided the timely distribution of newspapers. The top of the Tribune's tower and a portion of the World's fašade can be seen at right.
















NEXT: TRIBUNE'S ANIMATED FLOORPLAN