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Our holdings include hundreds of glass and film negatives/transparencies that we've scanned ourselves; in addition, many other photos on this site were extracted from reference images (high-resolution tiffs) in the Library of Congress research archive. (To query the database click here.) They are adjusted, restored and reworked by your webmaster in accordance with his aesthetic sensibilities before being downsized and turned into the jpegs you see here. All of these images (including "derivative works") are protected by copyright laws of the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be sold, reproduced or otherwise used for commercial purposes without permission.

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Fulton Market Pier: 1933

Fulton Market Pier: 1933

April 11, 1933. "New York City views. Fishing boat at Fulton Market Pier." Medium format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner. View full size.

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70 Pine street

70 Pine street (AIG) building looks awesome. Always loved that slender tower.

Heartland Brewing

The two-toned color building that is immediately behind the one-story wooden building is still standing (the color is a bit different, but the windows and general look and feel of the building are the same.)

The first floor of the building contains the Heartland Brewing Company, which has some fine craft-made beers and BBQ.

Behold - what Seagrams has wrought!

Concerning the 2007 shot that is. Yeah - look at all them elegant glass towers - not an improvement by a long shot. Boring I says and that's the word of a native New Yorker. Give me a Art Deco ziggurat any day of the week!!

Larry's Beer Garden

Looks like Larry hadn't taken the place over yet.

Another great photo

Having grown up next to the Hudson River and looking at this photo, I can almost smell the water.

In 2007

Here's the scene today, from a Picasa web album (not mine).

SHORPY HISTORICAL PHOTO ARCHIVE | History in HD is a vintage photo archive featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1960s. (Available as fine-art prints from the Shorpy Archive.) The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

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