Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

"Sunset over New York City…", c. 1932 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain
New York City, 1935 via Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Beneath the Rails: Views Below the New York City Subway by Berenice Abbott, New York City, c. 1935/36 via NYPL on Flickr Commons

The Red and Marble Miles: New York, New York. April 5th, 2014. Unedited.
On the train back to Boston following a fantastic weekend back in New York after bouts of brunch, reunions, and the New York Antiquarian Book Fair!
Our Next Stop Is: Times Square Subway, New York City c. 1942 (via vintage everyday)
Williamsburg Bridge, New York City c. 1904 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
Ice Cream at Madison Square Garden, New York City by Cornell Capa, 1953 (via Marieaunet)
New York City Skyline, 1912 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
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Zeppelin Above Empire State Building. New York City, 1930 (by Nationaal Archief)

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Zeppelin Above Empire State Building. New York City, 1930 (by Nationaal Archief)

Brooklyn Bridge Stroll, New York City c. 1907 (via Shorpy Historical Photo Archive)
Townhouse Spotting, Part Deux. 78th between Park and Lexington.

New York City in HD Color, 1939 (by UnknownWW2InColor)

This is pretty incredible

"A woman walks her poodles along Fifth Avenue in October 1942" New York City, By Alfred Eisenstaedt (via LIFE)
Back Toward Central Park: New York City, 1953 by Vivian Maier (via)