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New York Cotton Exchange

New York, New York
County of New York.
National Register Number: 72001586
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Commerce/Trade - financial institution.
Certified Local Government: YES

Statement of Significance (as of designation - December 22, 1977):
The founding of the New York Cotton Exchange in 1870 marked the end of the factorage system for marketing America's most important 19th-century domestic crop and the beginning of today's futures trading system for buying and selling commodities.

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