Vintage New York

A look into the past of New York.


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  1. Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn

    Grand Army Plaza in Brooklyn

     
     
  2. Prospect Park

    Prospect Park

     
     
  3. Joralemon Street in Brooklyn
By Berenice Abbott
1936

    Joralemon Street in Brooklyn

    By Berenice Abbott

    1936

     
     
  4. View from the Williamsburg Savings Bank
1978

    View from the Williamsburg Savings Bank

    1978

     
     
  5. Brooklyn Botanical Garden
1941

    Brooklyn Botanical Garden

    1941

     
     
  6. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge

     
     
  7. Brooklyn Bridge

    Brooklyn Bridge

     
     
  8. Brooklyn Bridge
1918

    Brooklyn Bridge

    1918

     
     
  9. Coney Island

    Coney Island

     
     
  10. Fulton Street in Brooklyn Heights
January 21, 1978

    Fulton Street in Brooklyn Heights

    January 21, 1978

    (Source: digitalgallery.nypl.org)

     
     
  11. Queensboro Bridge under construction
1905

    Queensboro Bridge under construction

    1905

     
     
  12. 1930s New York video

     
     
  13. Coney Island
July 1939

    Coney Island

    July 1939

     
     
  14. Aerial view of New York from a balloon
1903

    Aerial view of New York from a balloon

    1903

    (Source: loc.gov)

     
     
  15. New York City

    New York City

    (Source: loc.gov)