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Young boy poised to catch ball at home plate (the manhole cover) in a game of stickball. Taken by LIFE photographer Ralph Morse around streets of New York City in June, 1947vintage everyday: 18 Glorious Vintage Photos Capture Kids Playing on the Streets of New York City in the 1940s

Boy poised to catch a ball at home (manhole plate cover) in a game of stickball-NYC - photo by Ralph Morse - 1947

The New York Library

The breathtaking New York Public Library landmark Beaux- Art architectual style building on Fifth Avenue at Street (where Carrie Bradshaw from the movie Sex in the City was getting married;

New York City Boroughs ~ Manhattan | Little Italy

Mulberry Street, looking north from Grand Street. Little Italy, Manhattan, NYC 😍😍

Then Vs. Now: New York City -- Then: Herald Square (1923)

Then Vs. Now: 1920s New York City


Things always seem bigger in the Big Apple. including the moon! (Moon and New York City).

Red Cross worker with her dog,1917.  Taken in Washington, D.C. as the U.S. joined WWI already raging in Europe.

WWI Red Cross Nurse with Rescue Dog. (Dog was trained to locate wounded on the battlefield, and bark to call attention to them.) Happy Nurse Day to all the military nurses.

NYC. Workers at the top of the top of the Empire State Building  // by Vincent Laforet

Fixing the antenna at 1250 feet on top of the Empire State Building, New York. Photo by: Vincent Laforet These People Are Not Afraid of Heights

Nueva York, Alfred Eisenstaedt. El día de la victoria sobre Japón.

end of world war II. A sailor was so happy that he grabbed an unknown nurse in Times Square and gave her a kiss. This famous kiss was captured by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt and published in Life Magazine

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New York’s Central park after a snowfall - I would love to visit New York, just not in the winter time

New York City Manhattan Central Park panorama in winter with ice and snow over lake with bridge, skyscrapers and blue cloudy sky at dusk.

Fishermen with a view on the twin towers of the World Trade Center and the Statue of Liberty National Monument, on the Caven Point Pier off of Port Liberte in Jersey City, N.J. in 1993. Photo by Keith Meyers/The New York Times

The Decade: The Towers’ Rise and Fall Early-morning fishermen on the Caven Point Pier off Port Liberté in Jersey City tried their luck in the harbor in 1993