Mohawk Street Market

Mohawk and Genesee St.

architect: Benjamin Rathbun (?) (Developer)

owner: Arsenal for Rebellions of 1837
Market (1838-1865), Grosvenor Library (1865-1882), Police Station, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Paint and Plaster shop, YMCA

years built: 1835 or 1836

demolished: 1882

Rathbun, the phenomenal speculative builder whose collapse in 1836 brought the boom of the thirties to an end, was not a designer of marked ability. His buildings, however, have the general character of their period.

Mohawk Street Market
Mohawk Street Market Now

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