August 8, 2011

A Closer Look: New York City c1940's

Thanks to Charles Cushman, a photographer with a very expensive camera in the 1940's, we have these images of what New York City looked like during the 1940's . . . in color. Rarely do we get to these sorts of images in color and when we do it's almost never "every day life". These pictures really do say a thousand words.

Also, really cool seeing all the "new" buildings before they became sunkissed, dilapidated and run down.

Follow the jump for more pictures.

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