23 Wall Street

Advertising pays just as liberally in Wall Street as elsewhere. Gilded on its windows or carved on its lintels, appear the names of countless bankers and brokers, all just as anxious to impress the passer-by with their particular names as firms are anywhere else. Even the Stock Exchange and the Chamber of Commerce feel it necessary to label themselves quite plainly for the benefit of the man in the street.

On the southeast corner of Wall and Broad streets, however, there is a low, massive building with no...

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