New York City, 80 years: then and now

Take this fantastic split-screen tour of the same streets in New York City, from the nineteen-thirties and today.


Some pictures from the 1930s


Bryant Park, 42nd Street, New York Public Library, and the chrysler building (1930s). Image: NYPL


Astoria Pool in Astoria Park, the largest in new york city and one of the largest and most popular swimming facilities in the country. image: nypl


herald square macy's store. photo: NYPl

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