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Robert Otter, Café Figaro (detail), on the corner of MacDougal and BleeckerStreets, 1965

Robert Otter, Café Figaro (detail), on the corner of MacDougal and BleeckerStreets, 1965 - Photo: Robert Otter

“livelymorgue:  Feb. 21, 1957: Powerful streams are concentrated on the fire in structure between Broome and Spring Streets, read the published caption on a photo of a Manhattan fire. The five-story brick building contained large quantities of baled textile remnants. Photo: Neal Boenzi/The New York Times   ”

“Powerful streams are concentrated on the fire in structure between Broome and Spring Streets,” The five-story brick building “contained large quantities of baled textile remnants.” Photo: Neal Boenzi/The New York Times

Radio City Music Hall - New York City, #photography, #travel, #vintage

bygoneamericana: Crowds of people waiting to see Radio City Music Hall’s Easter show. New York, By Yale Joel On the marquee: Walt Disneys The Absent-Minded Professor

A great street scene view of New York City, during America's Gilded Age, c.1905. Pedestrians and shoppers walking aside storefronts, including; Best and Company - Lilliputian Bazaar, the store was originally a childen's clothing store, founded in c.1879. Formerly located in the "Ladies Mile" near, 6th Ave, & West 23rd, St., NYC. ~ {cwlyons} ~ (Image: librar-y tumblr)

Enormously wide sidewalks and high storefront windows a NYC Trademark - many buildings still have the beautifully detailed stonework facades. New York circa West Street.

1909, the Lower East Side. Back then it was a ghetto, the section of the city for poor Eastern European Jews.

New York circa 1909 Lower East Side dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company

Old Chock full o'Nuts store front

Old Chock full o'Nuts store front, New York City. When we were in the City, Mom took us there for date-nut cream cheese sandwiches, chocolate milk and the best-ever whole wheat donuts.

a view of the east village from the back of allen ginsburg's apartment.

I like the jungle of parking lot trees Allen Ginsberg - "View from my Kitchen Window,"

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