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Banning Cars On City Streets In Manhattan – Not A New Idea

Fifth Avenue – Sans Cars 1970 The Story Of Mayor John Lindsay’s Pedestrian Malls While many environmental and safety groups bandy about various schemes for making streets safer for pedestrians by removing or limiting cars from city streets, the idea … Continue reading

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Madison Square In A Vintage Painting

Paul Cornoyer Madison Square in the Afternoon – 1910 Paul Cornoyer (1864-1923) was an impressionist painter who worked primarily in New York City. This beautiful scene was painted in 1910 and is looking east across Madison Square Park, towards the tower of … Continue reading

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Old New York in Photos #7

Two Homes With Different Fates The Louis Comfort Tiffany Mansion (above) circa 1886 at the corner of 72nd Street and Madison Avenue designed by McKim, Mead & White. The Joseph Pulitzer Mansion (below) 1903 at 7 East 73rd Street (just off … Continue reading

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