Vintage New York

A look into the past of New York.


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  1. Wax bullet duel outside of Carnegie Hall
1909

    Wax bullet duel outside of Carnegie Hall

    1909

     
     
  2. Manhattan Bridge
1915

    Manhattan Bridge

    1915

     
     
  3. Public nurse going from roof top to roof top to visit poor patients as part of the Henry Street Settlement
1890s

    Public nurse going from roof top to roof top to visit poor patients as part of the Henry Street Settlement

    1890s

     
     
  4. New York Public Library book donation pile
Ca 1910

    New York Public Library book donation pile

    Ca 1910

     
     
  5. Fighting men
1950

    Fighting men

    1950

     
     
  6. Apartment window with a view of an airshaft on 23rd Street
1970

    Apartment window with a view of an airshaft on 23rd Street

    1970

     
     
  7. Shipyard on Madison Avenue
1947

    Shipyard on Madison Avenue

    1947

     
     
  8. Exercise group in a New York City courtyard
1920s

    Exercise group in a New York City courtyard

    1920s

     
     
  9. Lincoln Tunnel
1931

    Lincoln Tunnel

    1931

     
     
  10. Roof garden on the New York Theatre
1901

    Roof garden on the New York Theatre

    1901

    (Source: mcnyblog.org)

     
     
  11. Canal Street subway station
Photo by Stanley Kubrick
1946

    Canal Street subway station

    Photo by Stanley Kubrick

    1946

     
     
  12. Worker taking a break on the construction of Radio City
1930s

    Worker taking a break on the construction of Radio City

    1930s

     
     
  13. James Dean in times Square
1950s

    James Dean in times Square

    1950s

     
     
  14. Grand Central
1947

    Grand Central

    1947

     
     
  15. Central Park

    Central Park