BASS & HARBOUR / INSURANCE BUILDING

The Bass & Harbour Building, which became the Insurance Building, was at 114 N Broadway, roughly where Chase Bank is today.

The construction date was between 1909-1910. Notice its distinctive crown, helpful to identify later vintage pictures.

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In the second image, it is shown in 1925, in the vicinity of entrance(s) to the Underground Chinatown. It is the largest building shown, light colored.