Collection of historic black and white photos of City Life and Streets of New York City (1940s).
New York in the 1940s. Smokey, smoggy, atmospheric view of 42nd Street and art deco towers from the Hudson River.
West Side Highway with cobblestone pavement, lots of 1940s cars and the scuttled Normandy. 1942. New York
1930s car heaven looking down from the elevated railroad at King’s Highway and East 16th Street. Brooklyn, New York. 1944
No Cross Bronx Expressway, no Bruckner Expressway. Hunt’s point in foreground and Bruckner Boulevard over a railroad bridge to a forest of apartments on Westchester Ave. Clason Point at distant right. 1940s and older cars roll along. Bronx, New York.1945
West Farms Road near Jennings Street to the Bronx River. Bronx, New York. 1948
Times Square. 1947. New York
Times Square. 1948. New York
Times Square. New York. 1946
Seaboard Terminal building and lots of 1940s cars on their way to Manhattan. Jersey City, New Jersey. 1949
Hanging out in the neighborhood, 1946 style. Johnston Avenue looking east toward the Central Railroad of New Jersey train yards in the distance.
Street Life on Ogden Ave near 170th st. A mom walks her son home from school, Diamond’s Deli, Dog and Cat Hospital, 1940s cars and an aging 1920s Woody Wagon. Lots of 1940s neon signs. Bronx, New York, 1949