Chimney Corner was a location on Lower Broadway in Manhattan, in New York City. It was at the intersection of Wall Street and Broadway. This corner was near Trinity Church.
In The Big Good-Bye, this corner was where the fictional Anglo-American National Bank was situated. (TNG: "The Big Goodbye")
The pages seen in the episode were from the detective novel, The Listening Man, by author John A. Moroso. This novel was published in 1924. Information on Chimney Corner was from page 179.