New York City from 1905 to 1910

1908: Wagons Removing Snow

Photograph shows a line of horse-drawn wagons hauling snow after a blizzard in New York City.

1909: New York City Police Department

A group of New York City police officers pose together in front of a precinct.

1909: Chinatown Decorated for New Year

Photograph of Mott Street decorated for New Year, Jan. 21, 1909 – looking toward Port Arthur restaurant.

1907: Macy's Building and Herald Square

Shoppers and commuters fill Herald Square in front of Macy’s famous department store.

1907: Union Square Fountain

A close-up view of the Union Square Fountain with the Metropolitan Building in the background.

1909: Hotels from the Lake in Central Park

A photograph shot from the perspective of the lake at Central Park towards the luxury hotels which form the skyline.

1909: Dutch Dancers at The Waldorf

A group of young dancers in traditional Dutch attire dance at the rooftop terrace of The Waldorf Astoria.

1909: Half Moon on The Hudson

Henry Hudsons’ vessel, the “Half Moon” is reconstructed and sailed in the river as part of the Hudson-Fulton Celebration in 1909.

1908: The Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges

An iconic view of the both East River bridges with downtown Manhattan in the background and plenty of traffic in the East River.

1908: Aerial View of Downtown Manhattan and Brooklyn

Spectacular view, looking east from the Singer Tower – all three East River Bridges are visible from this perspective.

1907: Election Night in Times Square

Voters congregate near the Times Building at the “Great White Way” (Broadway from 42nd to 34th Sts.)


New York City's Prehistoric Roots

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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