A photographer shooting the skyline 18 stories above pavement of Fifth Avenue, as he sits on a thin support beam of a skyscraper under construction.
A panoramic photograph of Manhattan’s downtown skyline, including City Hall and the Singer Building.
Construction workers clear several stories of earth and rock to lay the groundwork for what would become one of the city’s most busy and thriving transit network.
Excavation and construction of railroad tracks several stories beneath New York City’s pavement to create a well-trafficked station for NYC transit.
A straight perspective following the direction of the newly laid train tracks which would help to service thousands, and eventually millions of commuters a day.
Workmen risking their lives 27 stories above ground at the construction site of the new “Times” Building, New York City.
A daytime photograph of Times Square and the New Times Building.
A photograph which illustrates the great style, symmetry and lighting of Penn Station’s Main Concourse.
Interior view of Penn Station’s famously opulent waiting room, with its high vaulted ceilings and turn-of-the-century stonework.
Interior view of Penn Station’s concourses, drenched by the sun due to the greenhouse-inspired design of its glass ceiling.
Construction started on March 24, 1900 in City Hall, also known as The City Hall Loop. On October 27, 1904 at precisely 2:35 pm, the first subway train departed from City Hall station with Mayor McClellan at the controls.
Aerial view of the Plaza at the foot of the Williamsburg Bridge in Brooklyn, New York.
Chatham Square was an express station on the demolished IRT Third Avenue Line. Its lower level had two tracks and one island platform serving trains of the IRT Second and Third Avenue Lines.
Manhattan commuters flock near the entrance to the pedestrian walkway and elevated train station of the Brooklyn Bridge.
Crowds will the rows, or “pens” at Ellis Island, probably on or near Christmas as evidenced by the decorations.
Learn all about NYC’s fascinating past by exploring the natural forces that shaped the environment and landscape, along with the people who would transform the “Island of Many Hills” into the greatest and most influential city in the world.
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