Recently Discovered Vintage Photographs Show New York City in the Mid-1950s

Redditor kiddopro recently inherited a box of hundreds of old slides from the mid-1950s and is starting to digitize them, showing a fresh look at New York City and other cities six decades ago.

Check out his flickr gallery for more vintage photos from the slide collection.

Lower manhattan
Lower manhattan
Photo: lwhich
Times Square, 1956 - 1
Times Square, 1956 - 1
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NYC streets 1
NYC streets 1
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Chinatown
Chinatown
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Dorothy on 32nd st
Dorothy on 32nd st
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Empire state
Empire state
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Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
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George Washington Bridge
George Washington Bridge
Photo: lwhich
View from ESB
View from ESB
Photo: lwhich

via /r/nyc

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