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New York: 1908

New York: 1908

The New York of 1908 as seen from the 33rd floor of the Metropolitan Life building. View full size. 5x7 glass negative, George Grantham Bain Collection.

 

ESB and W-A

I think that large, dark building in the center is the original Waldorf-Astoria, where the Empire State Building is now. And look how the Time building towers above the others in the area, hard to believe.

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