24 Amazing Photographs Showing New York’s Street Scenes in the 1960s

New York, often called New York City (NYC) to distinguish it from the state of New York, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. LocatedContinue reading “24 Amazing Photographs Showing New York’s Street Scenes in the 1960s”

49 Amazing Photos of New York City From Between the 1950s and 1980s

New York, often called New York City (NYC) to distinguish it from New York State, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. Located at theContinue reading “49 Amazing Photos of New York City From Between the 1950s and 1980s”

40 Wonderful Photos of the 1939 New York World’s Fair

The 1939–40 New York World’s Fair was a world’s fair held at Flushing Meadows–Corona Park in Queens, New York, United States. It was the second-most expensive American world’s fair of all time, exceeded only by St. Louis’s Louisiana Purchase Exposition of 1904. Many countries around the world participated in it, and over 44 million peopleContinue reading “40 Wonderful Photos of the 1939 New York World’s Fair”

31 Stunning Photos of New York City in the Summer of 1969

New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.Continue reading “31 Stunning Photos of New York City in the Summer of 1969”

40 Vintage Photos of Celebrities Enjoying Themselves at Studio 54 From 1977 to 1981

Studio 54 is a Broadway theatre and a former disco nightclub located on 54th Street in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. The building opened in 1927 as the Gallo Opera House. It operated as an entertainment venue under various names until 1942, when CBS began using it as a radio and television studio dubbed StudioContinue reading “40 Vintage Photos of Celebrities Enjoying Themselves at Studio 54 From 1977 to 1981”

65 Incredible Photos of Beautiful Ziegfeld Follies Showgirls From Between the 1910s and 1930s

The Ziegfeld Follies was a series of elaborate theatrical revue productions on Broadway in New York City from 1907 to 1931, with renewals in 1934 and 1936. They became a radio program in 1932 and 1936 as The Ziegfeld Follies of the Air. Inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris, the Ziegfeld Follies were conceivedContinue reading “65 Incredible Photos of Beautiful Ziegfeld Follies Showgirls From Between the 1910s and 1930s”

20 Amazing Color Photos of New York During the 1950s

More than any other artist, Walker Evans invented the images of essential America that we have long since accepted as fact, and his work has influenced not only modern photography but also literature, film and visual arts in other mediums. Walker Evans (1903-1975) took up photography upon his return to New York in 1927, followingContinue reading “20 Amazing Color Photos of New York During the 1950s”

32 Vintage Photos of Santa Claus on the Streets of New York City in the Late 1970s

Santa Claus has come to town many times, and he’s hung out in some unlikely places. Shown is an amazing collection of black and white photographs of Santa Clauses on the streets of New York City, taken by Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas from 1976-1978.“Early one morning, near my home and on my way to someplaceContinue reading “32 Vintage Photos of Santa Claus on the Streets of New York City in the Late 1970s”

21 Vintage Photographs From a Santa Claus School in 1961 Reveal Some of the Secrets of Being a Good Santa

So you thought you’d be a great Santa, didn’t you? Well, think again. It’s actually pretty tough work. You have to know how to squint your eyes into a Santa twinkle, how to talk to kids and even how to put on a little act. Such was the fate of those who, for years, choseContinue reading “21 Vintage Photographs From a Santa Claus School in 1961 Reveal Some of the Secrets of Being a Good Santa”

56 Vintage Photos of Life in New York City during the 1940s

New York, often called New York City to distinguish it from New York State, or NYC for short, is the most populous city in the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300.46 square miles (778.2 km2), New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.Continue reading “56 Vintage Photos of Life in New York City during the 1940s”