srijeda, 28. listopada 2015.

21 pictures of New York City in the early 1900s

Madison Square Park has been home to several temporary arches over the years. In 1899, the Dewey Arch was constructed in honor of Commodore George Dewey's victory over the Spanish.

Kako je New York zaista izgledao onoga dana kada je u njega uplovio junak Kafkine Amerike? Ili je ovako mistično izgledao samo na fotografijama, a bio je zapravo ono što je izmislio Kafka?

Now a designated historic district, South Street Seaport is neighbor to Manhattan's Financial District.

Times Square wasn't yet bombarded with advertisements at the turn of the 20th century.

Manhattan's City Hall is the oldest such building in the US.

Today you'd see a lot more bathing suits in Coney Island.
You can still buy flowers every week at the Union Square Greenmarket.
The Harlem River is a narrow strait dividing Manhattan from the Bronx.

The Washington Bridge crosses the Harlem River between Manhattan and the Bronx. Below it to the left is Harlem River Drive.
Even into the 1930s, Prospect Park was known for the white-faced sheep roaming the grounds with their caretakers.

A hot-dog festival took place in Greenwich Village.

In late 1913, steers escaped from the New York Stock Co. yards and ran rampant through Central Park. Here, a captured steer lies dead.

Construction of the Brooklyn Bridge began in 1869 and was open to traffic by 1883.

Chinatown is still alive and well. Here's Mott Street in Chinatown.

These days, 11th Avenue has a lot more traffic, by foot and vehicle.

The College of the City of New York, in Harlem, was originally founded as the Free Academy of the City of New York in 1847. By 1866, it was renamed the College of the City of New York.

A man stands outside shops at 34th Street and 5th Avenue.

The City Hall subway station still has this incredible, long-lasting architecture.


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