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Old New York In Photographs #43

Giant Times Square Advertising Billboards Of The Past The New York Times article about the new eight story high, block long, LED illuminated billboard that will be put into use on Tuesday night, November 18, 2014, made me think about … Continue reading

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Times Square January 11, 1954 – Lots of Snow And Cold Weather

January 11-12, 1954 – Biggest Snowstorm In Five Years Hits New York 60 years ago, on Monday January 11, 1954 New York City got walloped with a 10 inch snowstorm with temperatures dipping down to 15 degrees. The storm continued … Continue reading

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Old New York In Photos #29

Advertisements & Scenes of Times Square In Vintage Color Photographs 1954 It’s been almost 60 years since these photographs were taken by an anonymous amateur photographer who was interested in the signage, ads and the streets surrounding a vibrant, now … Continue reading

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Old New York In Photos #25

42nd Street and Broadway New York Times Building 1915 We have previously featured an overview of the Times Tower Building and Times Square. Now we present a street level view looking west from Broadway. The date is October 3, 1915 … Continue reading

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Times Square New Year’s Eve: Celebrations Of The Past

4 Photographs Of Times Square On New Year’s Eve 1952-1965 Another New Year’s celebration tonight. What did it look like half a century ago? Pretty much the same. Here are four photographs of Times Square as it appeared during New … Continue reading

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Old New York in Photos #22

Times Square And The New York Times Tower Building 1908 Times Square is burgeoning with activity in 1908 and there is so much to see in this picture. This photograph of Times Square was part of The Detroit Publishing Company … Continue reading

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New York’s Big Snowstorm Of 1948

December 19, 1948 – Times Square 8:53 pm On this day 63 years ago, 19.6 inches of snow blanketed the city.  Here is Times Square in the midst of this snowstorm with only a few pedestrians and cars visible. Because … Continue reading

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