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Good old Carbon. Lots of it too.


NEW YORK City / Midtown Manhattan, c.1949 by cobravictor, on Flickr

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Death, Destruction, And Debt: 41 Photos Of Life In 1970s New York

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Note: The Singer Tower. RIP

Next to the old Penn Station, the Singer Building's demolition was a travesty. An architectural bullet in the cranium.

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Manhattan aerial view, New York - July 6, 1951. by cobravictor, on Flickr

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Apartment houses in New York City / March 20, ca.1948 by cobravictor, on Flickr
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Funny to see what is a brand-new Stuy-Town in that last shot … almost alien-looking relative to its surroundings. I wonder what people's thoughts were about the architectural-style and overall layout of the complex at the time.
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Rarely see this view.


New York City skyline / May 13, 1951. by cobravictor, on Flickr
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Before and After: 1974 vs 2017


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Great collection of photos! Looks circa 1964ish. Very interesting to see the East River photo showing all the smoke-belching factories in Queens.
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New York City 1930' - 1940's time capsule - 720,000 photos in newly digitized property tax archive.

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https://www1.nyc.gov/site/records/index.page

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Its too bad that crap got built, those public housing towers took out so much of the Lower East Sides historic buildings. At one point in time that area had one of the densest populations in North America. Loads of pre Civil War buildings lost forever. Oh well, it could have been worse if Robert Moses had his way with Manhattan.
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