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Main photographer
George Miller, Jr.
Fountain. N.Y. Public Library. Left of entrance of library, fountain of white marble designed by Macmonnies.

Fountain. N.Y. Public Library. Left of entrance of library, fountain of white marble designed by Macmonnies.

Procession. 5th Avenue - 41st Street. Shoppers to the department stores and shops in the vicinity.

Procession. 5th Avenue - 41st Street. Shoppers to the department stores and shops in the vicinity.

42nd Street and 5th Avenue. More people pass here daily at this corner than perhaps anywhere else in the world.

42nd Street and 5th Avenue. More people pass here daily at this corner than perhaps anywhere else in the world.

Bryant Park. A victim of the Depression. Out of a job, the attitude of utter dejection and submission to fate is all too strongly evident.

Bryant Park. A victim of the Depression. Out of a job, the attitude of utter dejection and submission to fate is all too strongly evident.

West from Bryant Park. 42nd Street - 6th Avenue. At the left is the Bush Terminal building, 480 feet, it occupies the smallest area of any building for its height in the world.

West from Bryant Park. 42nd Street - 6th Avenue. At the left is the Bush Terminal building, 480 feet, it occupies the smallest area of any building for its height in the world.

"With Lights Aglow." 42nd Street - 6th Avenue. Same view at 6pm when the offices are lighted for the late office workers.

"With Lights Aglow." 42nd Street - 6th Avenue. Same view at 6pm when the offices are lighted for the late office workers.

Noontime. 6th Avenue from 42nd Street. Center of employment bureau catering to the cheap labor market.

Noontime. 6th Avenue from 42nd Street. Center of employment bureau catering to the cheap labor market.

Homeward bound after the day's toil. 42nd Street and 6th Avenue looking south.

Homeward bound after the day's toil. 42nd Street and 6th Avenue looking south.

42nd Street from 6th Avenue "L."  It reaches across Manhattan from river to river, from Hell's Kitchen to new Tudor City.

42nd Street from 6th Avenue "L." It reaches across Manhattan from river to river, from Hell's Kitchen to new Tudor City.

42nd and Broadway on a rainy day.

42nd and Broadway on a rainy day.

News Building. Rear - from 41st Street. Here is published New York's most popular tabloid newspaper.

News Building. Rear - from 41st Street. Here is published New York's most popular tabloid newspaper.

"Up Where the Blue Begins." Chrysler Bldg. 42nd Street, Lexington Avenue. 77 stories. Only 55 years ago the site was a pasture for goats.

"Up Where the Blue Begins." Chrysler Bldg. 42nd Street, Lexington Avenue. 77 stories. Only 55 years ago the site was a pasture for goats.

Chrysler Bldg. No bldg. attracts as much attention excepting the Empire State.

Chrysler Bldg. No bldg. attracts as much attention excepting the Empire State.

Along Lexington Avenue, north from 44th Street. In the left foreground is the Grand Central Palace, above it is the unfinished Waldorf Astoria.

Along Lexington Avenue, north from 44th Street. In the left foreground is the Grand Central Palace, above it is the unfinished Waldorf Astoria.

Fashionable Park Avenue, north from 46th Street. Street of fabulous wealth and tall apartment hotels.

Fashionable Park Avenue, north from 46th Street. Street of fabulous wealth and tall apartment hotels.

Fashionable St. Bartholomew's Church Protestant Episcopal. Park Avenue and 51st Street.

Fashionable St. Bartholomew's Church Protestant Episcopal. Park Avenue and 51st Street.

"Grand Central Zone." From the Paramount Building. All of these tall buildings have practically been erected in the past 6 years.

"Grand Central Zone." From the Paramount Building. All of these tall buildings have practically been erected in the past 6 years.

"From the Paramount Building." 43rd Street - Broadway. Looking northeast from 45th to 60th streets. Radio City not erected.

"From the Paramount Building." 43rd Street - Broadway. Looking northeast from 45th to 60th streets. Radio City not erected.

Longacre Square. 45th Street - Broadway. Known as the "Great White Way" at night. Here Hollywood products are first presented.

Longacre Square. 45th Street - Broadway. Known as the "Great White Way" at night. Here Hollywood products are first presented.

Night- when tired New Yorkers seek the pleasures of the many theatres, night clubs and restaurants to forget the cares of the day.

Night- when tired New Yorkers seek the pleasures of the many theatres, night clubs and restaurants to forget the cares of the day.

The Leviathan at pier 86, Hudson River. New York with its large buildings has also the world's largest ships on her waterfronts.

The Leviathan at pier 86, Hudson River. New York with its large buildings has also the world's largest ships on her waterfronts.

Sailing time, the whistle blows and the great ship is off for foreign lands.

Sailing time, the whistle blows and the great ship is off for foreign lands.

The Monarch of Bermuda leaving her pier at West 55th Street, Hudson River.

The Monarch of Bermuda leaving her pier at West 55th Street, Hudson River.

"S.S. American Legion." Outward bound - opposite 23rd Street.

"S.S. American Legion." Outward bound - opposite 23rd Street.

Fifth Avenue. North from 50th Street. Here are the world's most lavish shops and the world's smartest traffic.

Fifth Avenue. North from 50th Street. Here are the world's most lavish shops and the world's smartest traffic.

St. Patrick's Cathedral, cornerstone laid in 1858. Fifth Avenue at 50th Street. The twin spires are 330 feet high.

St. Patrick's Cathedral, cornerstone laid in 1858. Fifth Avenue at 50th Street. The twin spires are 330 feet high.

Fountain in the sunken plaza at Rockefeller Center. The huge figure symbolizes "Prometheus" the Greek God who stole fire from Heaven for man.

Fountain in the sunken plaza at Rockefeller Center. The huge figure symbolizes "Prometheus" the Greek God who stole fire from Heaven for man.

The beauty of modern setback architecture is strikingly shown in this photograph of the Squibb & N.Y. Trust Co. buildings at 57th Street and 5th Avenue.

The beauty of modern setback architecture is strikingly shown in this photograph of the Squibb & N.Y. Trust Co. buildings at 57th Street and 5th Avenue.

Pulitzer Fountain. 59th Street and 5th Avenue.

Pulitzer Fountain. 59th Street and 5th Avenue.

General Sherman statue. 59th Street - 5th Avenue. Designed by the famous sculptor Saint Gaudens.

General Sherman statue. 59th Street - 5th Avenue. Designed by the famous sculptor Saint Gaudens.

The last stand of the antique carriages of the "Golden Nineties", a strange sight among New York's smart motor traffic.

The last stand of the antique carriages of the "Golden Nineties", a strange sight among New York's smart motor traffic.

"Columbus Monument." 59th Street, Columbus Circle.

"Columbus Monument." 59th Street, Columbus Circle.

"To the valiant seamen who perished in the Maine, in Fate unwarned, in Death unafraid." - Maine Memorial at entrance to Central Park, 59th Street.

"To the valiant seamen who perished in the Maine, in Fate unwarned, in Death unafraid." - Maine Memorial at entrance to Central Park, 59th Street.

An inspiring view of the city from the 59th Street lake in Central Park.

An inspiring view of the city from the 59th Street lake in Central Park.

A Central Park vista of the 72nd Street lake. 5th Avenue's tall apartments in the background.

A Central Park vista of the 72nd Street lake. 5th Avenue's tall apartments in the background.

Upper 5th Avenue, north from 64th Street. The private homes of yesterday have been replaced by huge apartment houses.

Upper 5th Avenue, north from 64th Street. The private homes of yesterday have been replaced by huge apartment houses.

"Queensboro Bridge." East River, 59th Street.

"Queensboro Bridge." East River, 59th Street.

"Smith's Folly." Old house, East 61st Street. Built in 1799 by Col. Smith who married the daughter of John Adams, 2nd President of U.S.

"Smith's Folly." Old house, East 61st Street. Built in 1799 by Col. Smith who married the daughter of John Adams, 2nd President of U.S.

"Cornell Medical Center." York Avenue, 68th Street.

"Cornell Medical Center." York Avenue, 68th Street.

"Metropolitan Museum of Art." 84th Street - 5th Avenue.

"Metropolitan Museum of Art." 84th Street - 5th Avenue.

"New York City Museum." 103rd Street - 5th Avenue. Contains records of the growth, past history, customs and exhibits of the city.

"New York City Museum." 103rd Street - 5th Avenue. Contains records of the growth, past history, customs and exhibits of the city.

Fifth Ave. hospital, 105th Street, 5th Avenue. All rooms are outside rooms.

Fifth Ave. hospital, 105th Street, 5th Avenue. All rooms are outside rooms.

Former home of John James Audobon, the great naturalist. Audobon lived here about 1850. Stood on Riverside Drive 155th Street. Demolished in 1933.

Former home of John James Audobon, the great naturalist. Audobon lived here about 1850. Stood on Riverside Drive 155th Street. Demolished in 1933.

A visitor to New York. The "Constitution" or "Old Ironsides" at 79th Street Hudson River. Built in Boston in 1797. Was famous for the part she played in the War of 1812.

A visitor to New York. The "Constitution" or "Old Ironsides" at 79th Street Hudson River. Built in Boston in 1797. Was famous for the part she played in the War of 1812.

Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Riverside Drive, 89th Street. Dedicated in 1902 to the memory of those who lost their lives in the Civil War.

Soldiers and Sailors Monument. Riverside Drive, 89th Street. Dedicated in 1902 to the memory of those who lost their lives in the Civil War.

Joan of Arc, at the height of her glory leading her troops in the siege of Orleans. Riverside Drive at 93rd Street.

Joan of Arc, at the height of her glory leading her troops in the siege of Orleans. Riverside Drive at 93rd Street.

"Library of Columbia University." 116th Street, Broadway.

"Library of Columbia University." 116th Street, Broadway.

"Riverside Church." Riverside Drive - 122nd Street. The tower contains the largest carillon in the world. 21 stories high.

"Riverside Church." Riverside Drive - 122nd Street. The tower contains the largest carillon in the world. 21 stories high.

"Grant's Tomb." Riverside Drive, 123rd Street. Cornerstone laid in 1892. Contains the bodies of Gen. Grant and his wife.

"Grant's Tomb." Riverside Drive, 123rd Street. Cornerstone laid in 1892. Contains the bodies of Gen. Grant and his wife.

"Claremont Inn." Riverside Drive, 128th Street. A historic landmark.

"Claremont Inn." Riverside Drive, 128th Street. A historic landmark.

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