Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Wacky, windy and weird: 1964 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade
Linus the Lion-Hearted at the 1964 Macy's Parade The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade of ...
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
The Astor Place Cube is going away (but, really, don't panic)
The Alamo, aka the Astor Place Cube, 1978. Photographed by Manel Armegol/Flickr Like many rema...
Monday, November 24, 2014
History in the Making 11/24: Big Thanksgiving Rodents Edition
Mickey Mouse at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, 1980 (courtesy the Museum of the City of New York ) The Christmas Trash Strike...
Friday, November 21, 2014
A very happy 50th birthday to the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge! Ten facts you may not know about the bridge's origins
The new span in 1964, photographed by the Wurts Brothers (MCNY) The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge --...
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Lovely photos of the horrible New York garbage strike of 1911
New York street cleaners and garbage workers (sometimes referred to as 'ashcart men') wen...
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
More signs of 'A Most Violent Year': New movie tie-in column
Looking over the East River at Brooklyn and Queens, 1981, where much of the film's action tak...
Friday, November 14, 2014
Ruins of the World's Fair: The New York State Pavilion, or how Philip Johnson's futuristic architecture was almost forgotten
A little bit Jetsons, a little bit Gladiator, a little bit P.T Barnum. Photo/Marco Catini PODC...
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