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The Victory Arch and Flatiron Building 1919 UNDERHILL-16
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The Victory Arch at Madison Square built to honor the City's war dead after WWI. Vintage b&w NYC photo.

The Victory Arch, NYC, was built in 1919 on Madison Square spanning Ave. & Street to honor the City's war dead. Attempts to make it permanent didn't pan out & the arch was demolished (though I can't find a reliable date for when that occurred).

New York City art print. Victory Arch and Flatiron Building, year New York City photography.

Why is there a photograph of a triple arch in the Flatiron District? We reveal the story behind the 1918 Victory Arch which Fiorella Laguardia deemed the "Altar of Extravagance.

The Victory Arch and Flatiron Building 1919 UNDERHILL-16

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kateoplis: nycpast: Mayor John F. Hylan’s “Victory Arch” honoring the city’s war dead in 1918 was designed by Thomas Hastings to model Rome’s Arch of Constantine. Flatiron Building behind.

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Dewey Arch, New York looking North
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Dewey Arch, New York looking North, photographed by the Detroit Publishing Company in 1900 on glass plate negative.

A Dewy Arch that stood near the flatiron Building circa 1900

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Penn Station, the Hippodrome, and 10 Other Lost Buildings of New York Photos | Architectural Digest
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Perhaps the most famous, and one that still haunts architectural historians and city residents alike, is the demolition of the original Pennsylvania Station

Now-demolished structures that offer a time-traveling glimpse of a city that wasn’t

Penn Station, the Hippodrome, and 10 Other Lost Buildings of New York Photos | Architectural Digest

Penn Station, the Hippodrome, and 10 Other Lost Buildings of New York Photos | Architectural Digest
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Vertical parking lot design, Chicago 1932
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"Elevator Garage" for parking cars in Chicago Fascinating Old Photos That Show How Different Life Used To Be.

Car elevator Chicago c. 1936 - Back then.

New York Parking System

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Vertical parking lot design, Chicago 1932

Vertical parking lot design,  Chicago 1932
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Herald Square 1923
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Herald Square, everyday in New York City

New York. Inspired by "The Diviners" by libba Bray. Herald square vintage everyday: Then Vs. Now: New York City

New York City - Herald Square, where Avenue crosses Broadway Street; now home of Macy's.

The city has undergone some major changes since the Roaring RIP old Penn Station.

Herald Square 1923

Herald Square 1923
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Casino Theatre, Broadway, NYC United States of America 1900 AD
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New York City circa "Casino Theatre, Broadway." This theatre was on the southeast corner of St & Broadway.

The Casino Theater on Broadway - I suspect that the architect was on the verge of a nervous breakdown, or "on the dope." Just look at this Moorish nightmare! Could be be any busier? Or in worst taste? Clearly, they saw things differently 112 years ago.

The Casino Theater in Manhattan, located on Broadway at West Street, circa The theater, built in was the first in New York to be lit entirely by electricity, popularized the chorus.

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Casino Theatre, Broadway, NYC United States of America 1900 AD

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Aerial view on the Times Building. NYC, 1930s
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Aerial view on the Times Building, looking south form Street, NYC,

old motel.

Aerial view on the Times Building. NYC, 1930s

Aerial view on the Times Building. NYC, 1930s

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"R.H. Macy & Co., Herald Square." Broadway at 34th Street, with a glimpse of the Sixth Avenue elevated tracks

WOW--Macy's Herald Square, NYC Looks a ton different than it does now!

This is kind of what a pictured when the daughter lit the hotel on fire. -Zach -----------------------------------  Terrifying! The Sherry - Netherland Hotel Fire on the 32nd floor in New York City. Unknown photographer, 1927

Unknown photographer, 1927 “The New York TImes headlines called it “The Best Show of the Season in New York City”. The new Sherry-Netherland Hotel became a blazing beacon for miles as the scaffolding above.

Belvedere Castle inside Central Park, New York City

Title: Central Park - Belvedere Castle and Park Visitors Subject: Parks Subject: Parks--Central Park Subject: Belvedere Castle Description: Victorian men and women enjoying the view from Belvedere Castle, perhaps soon after its construction in

View of the Singer Tower from the Southeast, 149 Broadway, New York, New York County, NY. Photographed by Jack Boucher on 5x7 film from 2 prints. This prints was digitally composed to create one frame

View of the Singer Tower from the Southeast, 149 Broadway, New York, New York County, NY. Photographed by Jack Boucher on film from 2 prints. This prints was digitally composed to create one frame

New York's most spectacular apartment building. The Navarro Flats was built on Central Park South at Seventh Avenue in the mid-1880s. By the 1920s it was gone.

Worthy replacements were Essex House and Hampshire House, but still a sad loss ---> New York's most spectacular apartment building. The Navarro Flats was built on Central South at Seventh Avenue in the By the it was gone.

‘The arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty in Madison Square Park, New York. These portions of the Statue were exhibited to raise funds for the completion of the statue and its pedestal. The arm and torch remained in the park from 1876 until 1882.    ‘Members of the public could pay fifty cents to climb to the balcony of the torch.’

The arm and torch of the Statue of Liberty in Madison Square Park, New York. These portions of the Statue were exhibited to raise funds for the completion of the statue and its pedestal. The arm and torch remained in the park from 1876 until

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