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Sunday in the Park: 1942

Sunday in the Park: 1942

New York's Central Park on a Sunday in September 1942, with the twin towers of the San Remo apartments in the background. View full size. Medium-format nitrate negative by Marjory Collins for the Office of War Information.

 

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Where is everyone?

The San Remo is still pretty much the same, but today this area of the park on a sunny Sunday would be absolutely packed, wall-to-wall people.

Gotta see if I can find the spot this was taken. I wonder if those two big trees are still there?

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