Detroit Publishing Co. Mulberry St., New York, N.Y. c1900. Library of Congress.

Detroit Publishing Co. Mulberry St., New York, N.Y. c1900. Library of Congress.

Circa 1900. "Recreation dock (amusement pier), New York." Check your brakes! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

Circa 1900. "Recreation dock (amusement pier), New York." Check your brakes! 8x10 inch glass negative, Detroit Publishing Company.

When New York City Was Quaint: 39 Skyscraper-less Vintage Photos

When New York City Was Quaint: 39 Skyscraper-less Vintage Photos

These fascinating photos of old New York reveal what the city looked like before enormous building dominated its skyline.

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Delivering blocks of ice to an overheated city

New York circa 1905. Coney Island - Luna Park promenade....wow Coney was ALOT…

New York circa 1905. Coney Island - Luna Park promenade....wow Coney was ALOT…

Fifth Avenue.. Broadway at 23rd Street.. Fifth Avenue Hotel at right.. Flatiron Building to the left.. 1903

Fifth Avenue.. Broadway at 23rd Street.. Fifth Avenue Hotel at right.. Flatiron Building to the left.. 1903

Midget City, Dreamland, Coney Island, New York. Dreamland operated from 1904-1911. An accidental fire broke out May 27, 1911 which completely devastated the entire park.

Midget City, Dreamland, Coney Island, New York. Dreamland operated from 1904-1911. An accidental fire broke out May 27, 1911 which completely devastated the entire park.

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