The original World Trade Center (WTC) was a large complex of seven buildings in the Financial District of Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It opened on April 4, 1973, and was destroyed in 2001 during the September 11 attacks. At the time of their completion, the Twin Towers—the original 1 World Trade CenterContinue reading “24 Vintage Photos of the World Trade Center in New York during the 1970s”
That’s what offices from the 1950s and 1960s looked like.
These old snaps captured people standing in front of their house from the 1960s.
Furniture of the 1970s was full of bright colors, lava lamps, flares and flower power. Patterned prints including geometric shapes and stripes were common in most family homes. Vibrancy was key in this era. Curvy and bold designs were popular, including tub chairs and metallic bar stools were heavily featured in living rooms across theContinue reading “71 Vintage Photos Showing Furniture From the 1970s”
From January of 1978 to April of 1979, photographer Dinanda Nooney photographed around 200 homes, coming out with nearly 2000 photos of Brooklynites in their natural habitats. These photographs – the people, the architecture, the decor, the crazy ’70s outfits – are hands-down-amazing, and hammer home the point that there have been cool people livingContinue reading “30 Vintage Polaroids Give a Look Inside Brooklyn Apartments During the Late 1970s”
A fireplace is a structure made of brick, stone or metal designed to contain a fire. Fireplaces are used for the relaxing ambiance they create and for heating a room. Modern fireplaces vary in heat efficiency, depending on the design. The fireplace was a necessity in early America. As the hub of the house, aContinue reading “27 Vintage Photos Showing What Fireplaces Looked Like From the Late 19th and Early 20th Centuries”
Immediately after World War II, New York City became known as one of the world’s greatest cities. However, after peaking in population in 1950, the city began to feel the effects of white flight to the suburbs, a downturn in industry and commerce as businesses left for places where it was cheaper and easier toContinue reading “New York in the 1950s”