Epic Vintage Footage of New York City in the 1970s

Courtesy of the Thames TV program "Wish You Were Here..?" the 7 minutes will take you all over Manhattan in the year 1974—from high above the Empire State Building to a humble lunch counter to Fraunces Tavern and the Federal Building. Everyone's smoking! Brunch was so basic looking! And is that a car parked right up against The Met? Yes it is.

via Gothamist

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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