Vintage New York

25 Apr
Brooklyn Bridge

Painters hang from suspended wires on the Brooklyn Bridge October 7, 1914

The New York City Municipal Archives today released about a million previously unpublished images of New York City, many showing the grit and growth happening around the turn of the last century.

The photos are fascinating from a historical perspective, and some, like the one above, are simply works of art. That photo terrifies and intrigues me all at once.

For more information about the photos and to see the collection, visit the New York City Department of Records website.

Which photos stand out to you?

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