Love Letter to New York

New York City 1940 – 1972

Above: Model Carol Lorell walks down 3rd Avenue in the East 60s, Manhattan, January 1940.
Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

A woman walks her poodles along Fifth Avenue in October 1942. Photo: Alfred Eisenstaedt—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

Aerial view of the crowded beach and pier at Coney Island, including the Parachute Jump amusement park ride (the tall structure at left), Brooklyn, 1951. Photo:Margaret Bourke-White—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

A view from New Jersey of the moon shining over Manhattan’s RCA and Chrysler buildings as its light shimmers on the waters of the Hudson River in September 1946. Photo: Andreas Feininger—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images

The new Metropolitan Life Insurance Company North Building, left, and the 1909 Metropolitan Life Insurance Company Tower at night, Madison Square, New York City, May 1947
Photo: Herbert Gehr—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images


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