seen from New Jersey the construction of the World Trade Center in 1970; the North Tower was completed first.
World Trade Center under construction circa 1970.
5th Ave. & 39th Street on 30th April 1972 - Joe Testagrose photo. Rita Seale wrote in 2 November 2014: I have such a nostalgia for this area. I worked at 10 E. 40th Street for 20 years beginning in 1971. Kress was a great store - multi-leveled Art Deco design inside as outside, and Woolworth's was across 5th Ave. Both stores had long lunch counters. Lord & Taylor, Abraham & Strauss, Peck & Peck and B.Altman a few blocks down on 34th Street.
Broadway & 42nd Street on 4th June 1972.
'The Godfather' release date: 15 March 1972 at Loew's State Theater.
'The exorcist' realeased on 26 Dec 1973. This is probably Spring 1974.
looking North up 5th Avenue from 42nd Street on 9th September 1974.
42nd Street & 8th Avenue circa 1978.
7th Avenue & 45th Street after a snow fall in February 1979.