On a warm sunny day in 1907, photographer Charles Clement Holt set up his camera at the corner of Grand and Olive and took a picture. Employed by the Board of Public Works, Holt had one simple goal: to document the repaving of Grand Avenue. | Missouri History Museum #CapturingSTL
July 4, 1933. "New York City. Empire State Building from 41st Street and Fifth Avenue." nitrate negative by Theodor Horydczak. Shorpy Historic Picture Archive
New York City c.1900
Presbyterian church near the corner of Willow and Dogwood. Azalea Park - A History | Orlando Memory
These vivid color photos from the 1890s used retouching to make the world more real. Mulberry Street in New York City, 1900. (Detroit Publishing Co./Library of Congress
"Fountain service"... I wish we still had fountain service. NYC, 1953, by Werner Bischof.
A pear tree planted by Peter Stuyvesant in 1647. It stood at the corner of 3rd ave and 13th street in Manhattan until 1867.