Vintage Postcards from Old New York in the Early 20th Century

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In a similar view also from around 1927, at a higher vantage point, we are looking up Fifth Avenue north from 42nd Street. Vehicular traffic flows both ways as crowds throng the sidewalks. On the west side of the street can be seen the steeple of St. Thomas Episcopal Church. Beyond the church, the last building visible before the southern tip of Central Park is the Plaza Hotel.

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