Sunday, 12 April 2015

1930s New York City

Broadway & 46th Street on 13 January 1937.
Broadway & 46th Street same day at night.
7th Avenue & 46th Street on 26th July 1934; part of James Cagney's 'Here comes the Navy' was filmed abord the USS Arizona that was later bombed by the Japanese in Pearl Harbour.
7th Avenue & 45th Stree on 11 January 1934; one could watch Greta Garbo in 'Queen Christina' at the Astor Theatre or Carole Lombard & Paul Lukas in ... or Lew Ayres & Mae Clarke in 'Impatient virgin'.
7th Ave. & 43rd Street in 1934.
5th Ave. between 50th & 51st Street - demolition of whole block - former site of Columbia University - to make way for Rockefeller Center in 1934 - William J.Roege photo.
7th Ave. & 31st Street - Pennsylvannia Station in 1936.
Pretzel vendor rests his basket on a Lucky Strike carton box in Battery Park - 28th August 1932.
Empire State Building on 16 October 1930.
Queens, 1939.

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