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

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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