MAY CONTAIN NUTS
SHORPY
HOME
 
JUMP TO PAGE   100  >  200  >  300  >  400  >  500  >  600
VINTAGRAPH • WPA • WWII • POUR IT ON: WWII POSTER

Chestnut Street: 1910

Chestnut Street: 1910

Philadelphia circa 1910. "Chestnut Street west from 12th." 8x10 inch dry plate glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company. View full size.

 

On Shorpy:
Today’s Top 5

Still Amazing

It's an observation I've made before, but there probably isn't a thing in this image (people aside) that's more than 40 years old, with most of it much newer. It's still amazing how 'modern' urban America metaphorically popped into existence overnight.

+113

Below is the same view from October of 2013.

Syndicate content  Shorpy.com is a vintage photography site featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago. Contact us | Privacy policy | Site © 2019 Shorpy Inc.