Enjoy these photos of early New York City, courtesy of the Collection of The New York Historical Society. Click on a thumbnail to view picture in larger detail.


Skating in Central Park, ca. 1890, J.S. Johnston photographer

Central Park, Lake, Boats, 1894, photo by J.S. Johnston

Skating in Central Park, 1913

Panorama of City Hall Park and Park Row, Post photo, S.B. No. 196

Manhattan Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, from walkway, photo by G.P. Hall & Sons, 1898

Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan from Brooklyn shore, 1924, photo by W. J. Roege

Wall Street, Curb Brokers, 1917

Times Square, view shows RKO and Loews Mayfair Theatres, 1940, photo by A. Feininger

Times Square looking south from 45th, ca. 1925, photo by Underwood & Underwood

Statue of Liberty, Bedloes' Island, 1938, photo by J.M. Engelman

Broad St. from Wall St., 1923, photo by W.J. Roege

World Trade Center VF Buildings

World Series Game NY Giants vs. NY Yankees at Yankee Stadium with Babe Ruth in right field

Cities Service building, exterior view of entire building, ca. 1932

Park Scene with Flatiron building in background, winter

Trinity Church, Hall Collection Churches

City Hall Exterior, front view, from postcard distributed by Interborough News Co., NYC

Flatiron Building, intersection of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, 1923, photo by Roege