At the northwest corner of Washington Place and Greene Street:
Today this building is owned by NYU, and is a biochem facility. A century ago it was known as the Asch Building. The 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of the Ash Building were occupied by the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. A month from today will mark the 100th anniversary of the fire that took 146 lives. I've always had an affinity for the building, even before I moved to the city. I always felt a connection somehow, even though there is no familial connection with any of its victims.
Perhaps I'll be able to get a proper shot of it, you know, with the whole building in the frame sometime before the anniversary. Then I'll write more about it.