Vintage Photograph of a Busy Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan Circa 1940 by Matt Coneybeare on Feb. 9, 2016 at 2:05 PM at 2:05 PM on February 9, 2016 This vintage photograph was snapped in the 1940s near the corner of 51st Street and 5th Avenue, looking North. Here is a Google Street View of what the same view looks like today. vintage photography Something wrong with this post? Let us know! Share This Post Brought To You By… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Vintage Photograph of Balloons, Crowds and Hats in Times Square in 1942 Vintage Photograph Shows Stock Watchers on Broad Street Looking for Good News Surrounding Vietnam Peace Calls Check Out This Vintage Photograph of a Horse-Drawn Street Sweeper in NYC Circa 1905 Vintage Photograph of New York City Children Playing Next to a Dead Horse in 1903 Subscribe to Viewing NYC by Email Email Address If you are a human, ignore this field Daily Weekly Both We hate spam too, so we absolutely won't give your email address to anybody else. Expect emails containing the site's most popular articles only as frequently as you like.