Old New York in Postcards #1

A Short Postcard Tour Around New York circa 1900-1915 Part 1

How much has New York City changed? If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is a postcard worth? These are all about 100 years old. Let’s start with these five views. We’ll be doing this feature regularly.


Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street looking North approximately 1915


Broadway looking North from Union Square circa 1910


Centre Street 1900


University Street & 9th Street showing Cafe and Hotel Lafayette circa 1914

Park Row showing The Old Post Office looking southwest 1900

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1 thought on “Old New York in Postcards #1

  1. Anna

    Trolleys! I wish I had the experience of riding one through the streets of NYC. If only they were still around….

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