Check out this great photo of New York in 1935. You’re looking at the Jefferson Market Branch of the New York Public Library. It was originally built as the Third District Judicial Courthouse in the 1870s.
Jefferson Market Court, southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and West 10th Street, looking north from southwest corner of Sixth Avenue and West 9th Street, Manhattan.
Source: New York Public Library
The building still stands today and you can check it out on Google Street View below.