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15 NYC Locales That Have Stood The Test Of Time

Every historic locale has a passion and story behind it. It’s a similar heritage of passion and devotion that inspires Porsche to design the world’s most iconic sports cars. Every detail of the Porsche Macan was inspired by those that came before it.

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Peter Luger

ESTABLISHED: 1887LOCATION: 178 Broadway (Brooklyn)OLDER THAN: Cotton candy
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ESTABLISHED: 1887

LOCATION: 178 Broadway (Brooklyn)

OLDER THAN: Cotton candy

Keens Steakhouse

ESTABLISHED: 1885LOCATION: 72 W 36th StreetOLDER THAN: Zippers
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ESTABLISHED: 1885

LOCATION: 72 W 36th Street

OLDER THAN: Zippers

P.J. Clarke's

ESTABLISHED: 1884LOCATION: 915 Third AvenueOLDER THAN: Radio
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ESTABLISHED: 1884

LOCATION: 915 Third Avenue

OLDER THAN: Radio

Katz's Delicatessen

ESTABLISHED: 1888LOCATION: 205 E Houston StreetOLDER THAN: Paper clips
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ESTABLISHED: 1888

LOCATION: 205 E Houston Street

OLDER THAN: Paper clips

Delmonico's

ESTABLISHED: 1837LOCATION: 56 Beaver StreetOLDER THAN: Morse code
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ESTABLISHED: 1837

LOCATION: 56 Beaver Street

OLDER THAN: Morse code

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Chrysler Building

ESTABLISHED: 1930LOCATION: 405 Lexington AveOLDER THAN: The ballpoint pen
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ESTABLISHED: 1930

LOCATION: 405 Lexington Ave

OLDER THAN: The ballpoint pen

Mercantile Building

ESTABLISHED: 1929LOCATION: 10 East 40th StreetOLDER THAN: Scotch tape
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ESTABLISHED: 1929

LOCATION: 10 East 40th Street

OLDER THAN: Scotch tape

Woolworth Building

ESTABLISHED: 1913LOCATION: 233 BroadwayOLDER THAN: Bubble gum
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ESTABLISHED: 1913

LOCATION: 233 Broadway

OLDER THAN: Bubble gum

New York Life Building

ESTABLISHED: 1928LOCATION: 51 Madison AvenueOLDER THAN: Chocolate chips
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ESTABLISHED: 1928

LOCATION: 51 Madison Avenue

OLDER THAN: Chocolate chips

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ESTABLISHED: 1909

LOCATION: 1 Madison Avenue

OLDER THAN: The crossword puzzle

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McSorley's Old Ale House

ESTABLISHED: 1854LOCATION: 15 East 7th StreetOLDER THAN: Basketballs
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ESTABLISHED: 1854

LOCATION: 15 East 7th Street

OLDER THAN: Basketballs

Pete's Tavern

ESTABLISHED: 1864LOCATION: 129 East 18th StreetOLDER THAN: The telephone
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ESTABLISHED: 1864

LOCATION: 129 East 18th Street

OLDER THAN: The telephone

The Ear Inn

ESTABLISHED: 1817LOCATION: 326 Spring StreetOLDER THAN: Sewing machines
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ESTABLISHED: 1817

LOCATION: 326 Spring Street

OLDER THAN: Sewing machines

Bridge Cafe

ESTABLISHED: 1794LOCATION: 279 Water StreetOLDER THAN: The invention of cans
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ESTABLISHED: 1794

LOCATION: 279 Water Street

OLDER THAN: The invention of cans

Fraunces Tavern

ESTABLISHED: 1719LOCATION: 54 Pearl StreetOLDER THAN: America
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ESTABLISHED: 1719

LOCATION: 54 Pearl Street

OLDER THAN: America