45 Amazing Vintage Photos of the 1964 New York World’s Fair

The 1964/1965 New York World’s Fair held over 140 pavilions, 110 restaurants, for 80 nations (hosted by 37), 24 US states, and over 45 corporations to build exhibits or attractions at Flushing Meadows Park in Queens, NY. The fair is noted as a showcase of mid-20th-century American culture and technology. The nascent Space Age, withContinue reading “45 Amazing Vintage Photos of the 1964 New York World’s Fair”

32 Amazing Photos of New York City during the 1970s

These startling 1970s New York photos reveal a city undergoing an unparalleled transformation fueled by economic collapse and rampant crime.Reeling from a decade of social turmoil, New York in the 1970s fell into a deep tailspin provoked by the flight of the middle class to the suburbs and a nationwide economic recession that hit NewContinue reading “32 Amazing Photos of New York City during the 1970s”

49 Vintage Photos of a Soon-to-be Star Named Madonna in New York in 1978-79

By 1978, fashion photographer Michael McDonnell was tired of shooting regular models. It was around that time he spotted a 20-year-old girl sitting on a stool in the hallway of his building. She was dressed in black, with ripped jeans and frizzy hair. McDonnell was mesmerised. He told her he wanted to take her picture.Continue reading “49 Vintage Photos of a Soon-to-be Star Named Madonna in New York in 1978-79”

59 Wonderful Yearbook Photos of Female Students at St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn, NY) in 1970

St. Joseph’s College (SJC) is a liberal arts college in New York State, with campuses located in the Clinton Hill area of Brooklyn, and in Patchogue, Long Island. Established in 1916 and originally named St. Joseph’s College for Women, the college was founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Brentwood, in response to theContinue reading “59 Wonderful Yearbook Photos of Female Students at St. Joseph’s College (Brooklyn, NY) in 1970”

New York Before the Great Clean-Up During the 1970s

New York, often called New York City (NYC), is the most populous city of both New York State and the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300 square miles (780 km2) and divided into five boroughs, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.Continue reading “New York Before the Great Clean-Up During the 1970s”

37 Wonderful Photos That Show New York Street Scenes in the Mid-1960s

New York, often called New York City (NYC), is the most populous city of both New York State and the United States. With a 2020 population of 8,804,190 distributed over 300 square miles (780 km2) and divided into five boroughs, New York City is also the most densely populated major city in the United States.Continue reading “37 Wonderful Photos That Show New York Street Scenes in the Mid-1960s”

37 Fantastic Vintage Photographs Showing Life in New York City in the Early 20th Century

From 1890 to 1930, the larger cities were the focus of national attention. The skyscrapers and tourist attractions were widely publicized. Suburbs existed, but they were largely bedroom communities for commuters to the central city. San Francisco dominated the West, Atlanta dominated the South, Boston dominated New England; Chicago, the nation’s railroad hub, dominated theContinue reading “37 Fantastic Vintage Photographs Showing Life in New York City in the Early 20th Century”

42 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life in New York During the Early 1970s

New York, often called New York City (NYC) to disambiguate 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 “42 Wonderful Vintage Photos Showing Life in New York During the Early 1970s”

30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s

Formerly known as Longacre Square, Times Square was renamed in 1904 after The New York Times moved its headquarters to the newly erected Times Building – now One Times Square – the site of the annual New Year’s Eve ball drop which began on December 31, 1907, and continues today, attracting over a million visitorsContinue reading “30 Amazing Vintage Photographs Showing Times Square From Between the 1930s and 1970s”