With such a ‘Generican’ street address, One Main Street is like no other building to be found in the rest of this country. Considered the crown jewel of the Walentas’ empire, this building was once the tallest in Dumbo and certainly still the most prominent. Built in 1914 it is part of a series of buildings developed by Robert Gair, a Scotsman who came to the US at the age of 14 and grew to immense success with his paper and packaging industry.
Why is this one of Dumbo's most coveted pieces of real estate? Read on.