Mostly vintage (up through 1980s) New York.

11th December 2013

Photo with 66 notes

Leonard Bobbe, 1976.  Protester at Democratic National Convention mocks the pardon of former President Richard Nixon by President Gerald Ford.

Leonard Bobbe, 1976. Protester at Democratic National Convention mocks the pardon of former President Richard Nixon by President Gerald Ford.

Tagged: 1970snew york citygerald fordrichard nixonvintage new york

10th December 2013

Photo with 47 notes

Anti-abortion protester at the 1976 Democratic National Convention in NYC, by Leland Bobbe. (source)

ETA: Former AL governor George Wallace was a segregationist Democrat candidate who dropped out of the race early in the 1976 campaign, paving the way for the nomination of presidential winner Jimmy Carter.

Anti-abortion protester at the 1976 Democratic National Convention in NYC, by Leland Bobbe. (source)

ETA: Former AL governor George Wallace was a segregationist Democrat candidate who dropped out of the race early in the 1976 campaign, paving the way for the nomination of presidential winner Jimmy Carter.

Tagged: 1970snew york citystreet sceneprotestvintage new york

9th December 2013

Photo with 78 notes

1978, Paul McDonough, couple in Central Park with baby

1978, Paul McDonough, couple in Central Park with baby

Tagged: central parknew york city1970sstreet scenevintage new york

8th December 2013

Photo with 55 notes

Paul McDonough, 1973, “Roman Room at the Met”

Paul McDonough, 1973, “Roman Room at the Met”

Tagged: 1970smetropolitan museum of artnew york cityvintage new york

7th December 2013

Photo with 84 notes

Paul McDonough, “Old Woman, Blind Man, and Hare Krishna,” 1972

Paul McDonough, “Old Woman, Blind Man, and Hare Krishna,” 1972

Tagged: new york citystreet scene1970svintage new york

2nd December 2013

Photo with 131 notes

In the subway, 1980, by Bruce Davidson

In the subway, 1980, by Bruce Davidson

Tagged: new york city1980ssubwaybruce davidsonvintage new york

30th November 2013

Photoset with 132 notes

Top: Construction on Lower Manhattan’s West Side, just north of the World Trade Center, May 1973 
Bottom: One of several highrise apartments whose construction was stopped by city ordinance to preserve Breezy Point Peninsula in Queens, New York, for public recreational use, May 1973.

(source)

Tagged: new york citymanhattanqueens1970svintage new york

28th November 2013

Photo with 79 notes

Planet of the Apes float, 1975 Macy’s Day Parade  (more on POTA promotions)

Planet of the Apes float, 1975 Macy’s Day Parade (more on POTA promotions)

Tagged: 1970splanet of the apesnew york citymacy's day paradevintage new york

27th November 2013

Photo with 512 notes

Macy’s Day Parade, 1963

Macy’s Day Parade, 1963

Tagged: 1960snew york citymacy's day paradethanksgivingvintage new york

26th September 2012

Photo reblogged from Nova York Vintage with 61 notes

novayorkvintage:

My dad worked for the New York Port Authority as an electrical engineer. On “bring your kids to work day”, I took this photo of his group. Not a computer anywhere! The old PA building at 15th Street and 8th Avenue. New York. March 1973 by wavz13 on Flickr.

novayorkvintage:

My dad worked for the New York Port Authority as an electrical engineer. On “bring your kids to work day”, I took this photo of his group. Not a computer anywhere! The old PA building at 15th Street and 8th Avenue. New York. March 1973 by wavz13 on Flickr.

Tagged: 1960sfuck yeah old geeksnew yorkold new yorkvintage new yorkport authority