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
Photo: lwhich
NYC streets 1
NYC streets 1
Photo: lwhich
Chinatown
Chinatown
Photo: lwhich
Dorothy on 32nd st
Dorothy on 32nd st
Photo: lwhich
Empire state
Empire state
Photo: lwhich
Brooklyn Bridge
Brooklyn Bridge
Photo: lwhich
George Washington Bridge
George Washington Bridge
Photo: lwhich
View from ESB
View from ESB
Photo: lwhich

via r/nyc

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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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