[WATCH] This Colorized Video Shows New York City Street Scenes in 1920s

This great vintage film from the 1920s shows several street scenes in parts of Lower and Midtown Manhattan. While the color and sound are not original, they were added to the video to enhance the scene. Check it out!

Fascinating (and rare) footage shot around New York City nearly 100 years ago, highlight a wide range of New York City icons and landmarks, from Times Square to Chinatown. Some, like the gothic Woolworth Building, haven't changed since then. Others, like swimsuit-filled Coney Island

Video Restoration Process:
✔ FPS boosted to 60 frames per second
✔ Image resolution boosted up to HD
✔ Improved video sharpness and brightness
✔ Colorized only for the ambiance (not historically accurate)
✔added sound design only for the ambiance

via NASS

Matt Coneybeare

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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