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When i see old pics of NY i am always amazed by it.That's why i made this thread. And if you can find some old pics of NY ,post them here as well!











The Empire State Building Plane Crash
B-25 Bomber hits the 78th floor,juli 28, 1945!!



Empire state building




Chrysler Building


Empire State building 1931




 
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I liked the skyline back then better........the gothic & art deco masterpieces were not hidden behind the hastily clad monoliths of the 70's and 80's......
 

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I think these pics show a much better skyline then it is nowadays!


Especially this one! The perfect setting... water... dams.. and it goes slowly up to come to a climax!
 
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I must admit that I like the skyline back then better. New York really used to be a beautiful city... now it's just an awesome city. :)
 
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New York is a lovely slice of chaos. It never officially started and it will probably never really be finished.
 

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I Agree!
 

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It is really interesting to see how many piers there were back then compared to now.
 
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Interesting photos of old New York. Its cool to see old New York and a good reprieve from seeing too many modern New York photos. The Singer Building is now gone and is replaced with One Liberty Plaza.
 
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Best thread ever

These are possibly the best NYC pictures I have ever seen! All of these pictures are awsome and the skyline looked better back then. A lot of buildings that dont get any shine now, stick out in the skyline in their own special way. I especially loved all the aerials! :D

 

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Tugboats & Skyline....


Railroad Barge on the Hudson

Chrysler under construction

Times Square 1939

Penn Station

Sunset at Queensboro Bridge 1936

Herald Square 1920's

Waldorf-Astoria on 5th. Avenue in 1900...now home to the Empire State Building

Central Park Pond

Madison Square panorama 1910

Fifth Avenue looking north 1924

FlatIron building 1903
 
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