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 Shop Related Products… If You Liked This, You May Enjoy… Vintage Kodachrome Photograph Shows Times Square in Full Color in 1957 Check Out This Colorized Vintage Photo of Curb Brokers on Broad Street Circa 1900 Vintage Photograph of Balloons, Crowds and Hats in Times Square in 1942 Vintage Photograph Shows Lunch Carts on Broad Street Circa 1906 Brought To You By… 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.