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NYC, 1936

Random scenes, Manhattan 1935-1936Created by: New York Public Library'sDated: 1936
Rockefeller Center, New York City The observation roofs are in reality commodious promenades overlooking the vast city from a height of 850 feet / / Mophochrom - Irving Browning - natural color.
Tim traveling through NYC streets 1935-1936, in the midst of the Great Depression.
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Murray Hill Hotel, Manhattan.

Murray Hill Hotel, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482559. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. November 19, 1935. .Notes: Men walk past entrance to hotel, American flags overhead, lamps with hotel name; Grand Central Station and New York Central Bui... more

Sutton Place: Ann Morgan's Town House on Corner, northeast c...

Sutton Place: Ann Morgan's Town House on Corner, northeast c...

Digital ID: 482654. Sutton Place: Ann Morgan's Town House on Corner, northeast corner of East 57th Street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. April 02, 1936. .Notes: Code: I.A.4. Woman stands at... more

Sumner Healey Antique Shop, Third Avenue near 57th Street, M...

Sumner Healey Antique Shop, Third Avenue near 57th Street, M...

Digital ID: 482813. Sumner Healey Antique Shop, Third Avenue near 57th Street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. October 08, 1936. .Notes: Looking into antique shop, stone dogs flank shop filled to... more

Ferry, West Street, foot of Liberty Street, Manhattan.

Ferry, West Street, foot of Liberty Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482646. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. August 12, 1936. .Notes: Central R.R. of New Jersey and B&O R.R. Ferry terminal, inter-building bridge at right, cabs, newstands, food vendor, out front... more

Federal Reserve Bldg., Manhattan.

Federal Reserve Bldg., Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482832. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. July 16, 1936. .Notes: Code: I.A.3. Massive facade of Federal Reserve building fills left side, looking down Maiden Lane, other buildings beyond.. .So... more

Department of Docks and Police Station, Pier A, North River,...

Department of Docks and Police Station, Pier A, North River,...

Digital ID: 482806. Department of Docks and Police Station, Pier A, North River, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. May 05, 1936. .Notes: Code: II.D.1. Exhibited: Modern Vision #77 Long buildi... more

Broad Street looking toward Wall Street, Manhattan.

Broad Street looking toward Wall Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 1219154. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. July 16, 1936. .Notes: Buildings lining Broad Street, including [S]chwartz's restaurant, left foreground, and a building with scaffolding. Code: I.A.... more

Stone and William Street, Manhattan.

Stone and William Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482808. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. May 12, 1936. .Notes: Code: I.C. Exhibited: Modern Vision #82 Looking up at inter-building bridge, buildings in foreground are dark masses, build... more

Lebanon Restaurant (Syrian), 88 Washington Street, Manhattan...

Lebanon Restaurant (Syrian), 88 Washington Street, Manhattan...

Digital ID: 482835. Lebanon Restaurant (Syrian), 88 Washington Street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. August 12, 1936. .Notes: Code: III.A.3. Facade of the Lebanon Restaurant, sign for 7 cour... more

Madison Avenue, looking north from 38th Street, Manhattan.

Madison Avenue, looking north from 38th Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482735. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. July 02, 1936. .Notes: Code: I.A.3. Several layers of buildings rising above the avenue, including a brownstone, taller buildings stepped back from street,... more

Downtown Skyport, Pier 11, East River, Manhattan.

Downtown Skyport, Pier 11, East River, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482584. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. August 12, 1936. .Notes: Code: II.A.3. Exhibited: Modern Vision #90; New York and Tokyo Two shoe-shine boys sit on edge of pier overlooking skyport, whe... more

Sumner Healey Antique Shop, 942 Third Avenue and 57th Street...

Sumner Healey Antique Shop, 942 Third Avenue and 57th Street...

Digital ID: 482772. Sumner Healey Antique Shop, 942 Third Avenue and 57th Street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. October 08, 1936. .Notes: Wooden Indian in buckskins, figurehead from the Briti... more

Milligan Place, Manhattan.

Milligan Place, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 1219151. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 20, 1936. .Notes: Man coming out of Milligan Place, small garden space in foreground, lamp on side of building. Code: I.A.2.. .Source: Changing New ... more

Union Square, Manhattan.

Union Square, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482717. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 20, 1936. .Notes: Looking up at statue of Lafayette from behind and left, S. Klein's store, a bank, a hotel and the Consolidated Edison Building,... more

West Street Row: V, between Warren & Murray Streets, Manhatt...

West Street Row: V, between Warren & Murray Streets, Manhatt...

Digital ID: 482658. West Street Row: V, between Warren & Murray Streets, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. April 08, 1936. .Notes: Code: III.B.1. Billboards top buildings at the corner of Warre... more

Broadway and Thomas Street, Manhattan.

Broadway and Thomas Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482689. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 06, 1936. .Notes: Looking into Thomas Street from a building across Broadway, white arched facades on both sides of Thomas, signs for men's cloth... more

Ferry, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Foot of Liberty Stree...

Ferry, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Foot of Liberty Stree...

Digital ID: 482838. Ferry, Central Railroad of New Jersey, Foot of Liberty Street, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. August 12, 1936. .Notes: Horizontal view of neg. #160; ferry building with ca... more

Starrett-Lehigh Building, 601 West 26th Street, Manhattan.

Starrett-Lehigh Building, 601 West 26th Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482660. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. July 14, 1936. .Notes: Looking up at building from 27th and Eleventh Ave., signs for rental office, etc.; B & O warehouse; camera has been used to cha... more

Patchin Place, Manhattan.

Patchin Place, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482712. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 20, 1936. .Notes: Men sit on steps in dead-end Patchin Place, bare trees in front of the house, gas lamp at end of block. Code: I.A.2.. .Source: Chan... more

Fulton Street Fish Market, Manhattan.

Fulton Street Fish Market, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482810. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. June 18, 1936. .Notes: Code: II.C.a. Exhibited: Modern Vision #85 Men move crates and barrels of fish in front of the Fulton Market building, skyscrap... more

N.Y. Telephone Building, 140 West Street, Manhattan.

N.Y. Telephone Building, 140 West Street, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482771. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. August 12, 1936. .Notes: N.Y. Telephone building fills right side of image, dwarfing World Telegraph building, lower left. Code: I.A.3.. .Source: Changing ... more

Manhattan Skyline: I. South Street and Jones Lane, Manhattan...

Manhattan Skyline: I. South Street and Jones Lane, Manhattan...

Digital ID: 482569. Manhattan Skyline: I. South Street and Jones Lane, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. March 26, 1936. .Notes: Code: I.D. Looking from pier toward Manhattan, tugboats moored l... more

Washington Square looking north, Manhattan.

Washington Square looking north, Manhattan.

Digital ID: 482858. Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. April 16, 1936. .Notes: Looking north in Washington Square, fountain, arch, 1 Fifth Avenue and in the distance, the Empire State building. Code: I.B.. .Sou... more

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