Vintage Photograph Shows Cafe Martin on Fifth Avenue and 26th Street Circa 1908

Photo: Imgur

This great vintage photograph from around 1908 shows Café Martin on the southwest corner of Fifth Avenue and 26th Street, on the corner of Madison Square Park. The recently completed Flatiron Building would be 3 blocks down Fifth Avenue to the left.

Here is a Google Streetview of that intersection today.

Check out the specimen page in the Library of Congress Digital Archives for more info on the photo.

Matt Coneybeare

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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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