Iconic in-depth photographic record of New York City. Included here is almost every aspect of life in 1940's New York: streetcars, Lower East Side poultry markets, horse-drawn vehicles, waterfront activity, Harlem nightclubs and Bowery flophouses. Also included are many famous landmarks: Rockerfeller Center, Brooklyn Bridge, Madison Square Gardens, the Flat Iron Building and Coney Island.
Images include: Jewish shops on the lower East side and Orchard Street, Tattoo parlours and clientele, panoramic views of the city by day and night, the riverside scene, book shops, hardware stores and many more. Illustrations: