This Vintage Photograph Shows Macy's Department Store and Surrounding Herald Square in 1905

Around Macy’s Herald Square – The Greatest Store In The World, 1905
Around Macy’s Herald Square – The Greatest Store In The World, 1905
Photo: SNCA

This great vintage photograph shows the R.H. Macy and Company block-wide department store and surrounding Herald Square in 1905. The view is from atop a building across 6th Avenue looking west, with 35th Street on the right and 34th Street just barely showing on the left. Here is a Google StreetView showing a similar view from the ground today:

Check out the accompanying article on Stuff Nobody Cares About for analysis of the vintage photograph.

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