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amsoriforiu 01-jun-2010 01:26

Nueva York B&N Parte[2]
 


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Woolworth

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West St., 1885

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Herald Sq., 1888. 6th Ave. El.

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Terminal, 1892. Alfred Stieglitz.

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Winter, 1893. Stieglitz.

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Broadway, 1894

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Herald Sq., 1895

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Lower Broadway, 1899. Lots of hats.

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Police Parade, 1899. Bowler hats, hardly any women.

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Tiffany’s, Union Sq., 1899. Early car and some figures added by artist.

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Getting a ticket, 1900

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Easter, Fifth Avenue, 1900.One car visible, coming towards foreground.

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Hester St., Lower East Side, 1901.

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Flatiron, 1903. Burnham.

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Broad St., 1904. Stock Exchange and Federal Hall.

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Municipal Building under construction, 1904. McKim. No cars.

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The Belmont Coach, 1905, four horses. Dogs run free.

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Easter, Fifth Ave., 1906. No cars.

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City Hall subway, 1907. Turkish headhouses.

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Lower East Side, 1908.

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Herald Square, 1909. Skyscraper beyond is NY Times Building in Times Sq. Cars have replaced horses.

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Automatic Vaudeville, Union Sq., 1910.

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Downtown skyline with Singer Building., 1910. World’s tallest.

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Downtown skyline with Woolworth Building., 1913. World’s tallest.

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Birdseye, 1913, with artist’s enhancement. Hand colored.

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Federal Crowd Control, 1918. Machine guns in front, modified phalanx. Soldiers on sides assigned to upstairs windows. Wilson feared antiwar riots, losing mind to small strokes.

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Times Square from New York Times Building., 1922.

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HMS Leviathan and Singer Building., 1923.

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Fifth Ave., 1924. Buses and taxis on parade.

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Coney Island, 1928. Walker Evans.

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Lower Broadway Tickertape, 1928. For Bremen crew, first east-west transatlantic flight.

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1928. Three biggest spires not yet built. Fairchild Aerial Surveys.

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1935 Philadelphia, just for fun. Skyscraper density nearly matched New York’s. Fairchild.

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Chrysler Gargoyle, 1929.

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42nd Street, 1929. Walker Evans.

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Building the Empire State, 1930. Lewis Hine.

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Icarus, 1930. Hine.

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Liberty, 1930. With symbols.

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1931. Fairchild.

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Midtown, 1931. The tracks lead to Penn Station. Post Office spans tracks, may some day be Penn Station. Fairchild.

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Sikorsky Clipper, 1931. New spires gleam. River traffic, piers, ocean liner in slip.

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Midtown’s lineup of spires with sky in between, 1931.

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Six engines! 1931.

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The valley between, 1931.

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Brooklyn foreground, 1931. Small scale dense area between bridges on Manhattan side now a Ville Radieuse. Fairchild.

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Spires of Gotham, 1932

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Tropical Drinks Five Cents, 1932

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Subway execs inspect new subway car, 1933. Breakthrough blowers ventilate with windows closed! Cane seats.

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Columbus Circle, 1933. No Time-Warner, no Trump International, no Venetian palazzetto.

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Just $24 in1626? More than that in 1933.

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Three-point perspective, 1934.

<b>Berenice Abbott photos, 1935</b>

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Chambers at Oak. Horse-drawn wagon.

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Bowery.

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Henry St. Beyond, Towers of Zenith loom in the mist.

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Mad King Ludwig in Greenwich Village: Jeferson Market, then Jefferson Courthouse, now Jefferson Library, 6th Avenue.

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Murray Hill Hotel with fancy fire escape.

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Cities Service Tower. Horse-drawn wagons lingered into the mid-sixties.

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Prickly skyline with famous bridge, 1935.

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Times Square, 1935. Betty Boop on the marquee. The Astor came down mid-sixties, along with Penn Station and Singer Building: a bad time for beaux-arts. Streetcars in the square, no overhead wires.

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Times Square looking South to Times Building. Mid-sixties this was stripped to steel skeleton and re-clothed in kitsch marble by mod illustrator Peter Max. More bad times for beaux-arts.

<b>Berenice Abbott photos, 1936</b>

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The El featured potbellied stoves.

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Fifth Avenue bus in Washington Square.

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Dapper in front of Dock Department.

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Billie’s Bar, First Ave. at 56th.

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Bowery and Doyer. 3rd Ave. El.

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Christopher and Bleecker. A wood-clad survivor.

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Church of God, E. 132nd St.

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Ferry, Chambers St.

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Greyhound and Penn Station.

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Herald Sq. Chain-drive trucks also survived into the sixties.

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Manhattan Bridge.

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Milk Truck, Greenwich Village.

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Newspaper (Park) Row. Center building once tallest. Berenice Abbott.

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Park Ave. and 39th.

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At Hudson River terminus of Cortlandt St., motorized and horse-drawn vans transferred goods to and from barge-borne railcars.

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Pike and Henry, Lower East Side, with Manhattan Bridge and a horse.

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S. Klein On-The-Square, Union Sq. Contraposto.

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Union Square with Turkish subway kiosk. Is that man using a cellphone??

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Magnificent Manhattan spires from Willow and Poplar, Brooklyn. Cathedrals of Commerce.

<b>Berenice Abbott photos, 1937</b>

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Avenue D and 10th St. Chain-drive truck.

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Hester Street.

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Riverside Drive Viaduct. .

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Oyster House, South Street, under Manhattan Bridge, with pile of oyster shells.

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Father Duffy, Times Square. Andre Kertesz, 1937.

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Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn (now DUMBO), Kertesz, 1937.

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Henry Hudson Parkway at 72nd St.: fancy interchange. Fairchild Aerial Surveys, 1937.

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Rockefeller Ctr., 1937. St. Thomas’ Church at left, site of Jackie O’s funeral. Fairchild.

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Simply Add Boiling Water, 1937. Photo by Weegee.

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The old Met(ropolitan Opera), Garment District, 1937. Weegee.

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Still clean and gleaming, the Towers of Zenith, 1937.

<b>Berenice Abbott, 1938</b>

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Duke Mansion, a tobacco tycoon’s, 1 E. 78th St. at Fifth Ave.

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40th between 6th and 7th. Zoning generates the form.

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Flam &amp;amp; Flam, Lawyers, 165 E. 121st St.

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Wall Street from 60 Wall.

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From 60 Wall Street.

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Cathedral Parkway (110th Street).

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Columbus Circle. Building with Coke sign another of Hearst’s skyscraper bases. Unlike the one Foster is currently completing, this one was torn down for the Gulf and Western Building, now re-imagined by Phillip Johnson as the Trump International Hotel.

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Jefferson Market with the hulking, deco Women’s House of Detention behind (now demolished for a park). From the barred, open windows, the ladies would hurl obscenities at passersby.

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504-506 Broome St. Ancient.

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Union Square West. A hilarious jumble gets A+ for accidental design. These lots once held town houses. Their dainty footprints have been preserved, so the buildings have a delicate scale regardless of their height. One is a miniature skyscraper. Scale-obsessed NIMBYs take note: you need to object to a building’s footprint, not its height.

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From Jersey, the classic skyline view.

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Subway Portrait. Walker Evans, 1938.

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Artists and Poets, Washington Sq., 1939

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42nd Street Beauties, looking west, 1939.

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Clipper, 1939. Europe in 29 hours.

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DC-4 Over Midtown, 1939. Hood’s Daily News Building lower right.

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Fish market meets railroad under Roebling’s bridge, 1939.

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Abandoned in the downpour, 1939. West Side.

MenteMaestra 01-jun-2010 01:36

Excelente, zarpado aporte ;)

+5frk

marei 01-jun-2010 12:10

Hacia tiempo que no veia algo tan copado, muy bueno che.

luckiluciano67 04-jun-2010 21:20

Espectacular!!!

Udaymar 04-jun-2010 21:24

Con solo 7 aportes y haces esto!!
Te zarpaste mal nooo muy mal
5 frikis, pero mal:eek::eek:;)


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