Overlooked New York: The Cunard Building

20150223_073850_resizedBuilt in 1921, the Cunard Building stands at 25 Broadway, above Bowling Green, at the foot of Manhattan. 20150223_073944_resized20150217_10320220150217_103231Best known for housing the Cunard Shipping Lines, which built¬†famed ships, including The Lusitania, Mauritania, Queen Mary & Queen Elizabeth. 20150223_074018_resized20150202_081419The building is also cited by Daisy Buchanan in The Great Gatsby:¬†There’s a bird on the lawn that must be a nightingale come over on the Cunard or White Star Lines.daisy buchananPerhaps Mrs. Buchanan, if she were here today, would have even visited the Cunard Building for an afternoon meal.