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Statue of Liberty. Sunset in New York Harbor. 151 feet above N.Y. Harbor. Unveiled Oct. 28, 1886. A gift from the French people.

Statue of Liberty. Sunset in New York Harbor. 151 feet above N.Y. Harbor. Unveiled Oct. 28, 1886. A gift from the French people.


Liberty enlightening the world. Statue is 49 years old.

Liberty enlightening the world. Statue is 49 years old.


Governor's Island. N.Y. Harbor. U.S. Army. Dept. of the East. Castle William, built 1812.

Governor's Island. N.Y. Harbor. U.S. Army. Dept. of the East. Castle William, built 1812.


The world famed skyline from an ocean liner.

The world famed skyline from an ocean liner.


Manhattan skyline from Staten Island ferry. The towering office buildings of stone and steel piercing the sky.

Manhattan skyline from Staten Island ferry. The towering office buildings of stone and steel piercing the sky.


Skyscrapers from Staten Island Ferry.

Skyscrapers from Staten Island Ferry.


South Ferry from Staten Island Ferry. The gateway to the city, South Ferry.

South Ferry from Staten Island Ferry. The gateway to the city, South Ferry.


The American Shipper unloading its cargo near the Battery.

The American Shipper unloading its cargo near the Battery.


The skyline - a traveler's view of the skyline from the decks of an ocean liner.

The skyline - a traveler's view of the skyline from the decks of an ocean liner.


Lower N.Y. skyline. East of the Hudson.

Lower N.Y. skyline. East of the Hudson.


Manhattan Towers from Battery Park. View from Battery Park. Center building is the Standard Oil. Custom House on the right.

Manhattan Towers from Battery Park. View from Battery Park. Center building is the Standard Oil. Custom House on the right.


The Aquarium. Battery Park. In 1805 it was Ft. Clinton. Immigrant station 1885. Visited yearly by 2 million people.

The Aquarium. Battery Park. In 1805 it was Ft. Clinton. Immigrant station 1885. Visited yearly by 2 million people.


Relics of old New York. At Battery Place. Homes of Greeks and Syrians.

Relics of old New York. At Battery Place. Homes of Greeks and Syrians.


Bowling Green. Lower Broadway. Oldest park in the city. Here begins Broadway, longest street in the world.

Bowling Green. Lower Broadway. Oldest park in the city. Here begins Broadway, longest street in the world.


City Hall built in 1803. A fine example of colonial architecture.

City Hall built in 1803. A fine example of colonial architecture.


Fraunces Tavern. Corner Pearl and Broad Streets. The most historic site in the city. Erected 1719. Here Washington bade farewell to his officers 1783.

Fraunces Tavern. Corner Pearl and Broad Streets. The most historic site in the city. Erected 1719. Here Washington bade farewell to his officers 1783.


East River from a Wall Street dock.

East River from a Wall Street dock.


Barkentine Port Jackson, foot of Wall Street, East River. A rare sight in old N.Y. A sailing vessel from Australia.

Barkentine Port Jackson, foot of Wall Street, East River. A rare sight in old N.Y. A sailing vessel from Australia.


A fishing trawler arriving at the Fulton Fish market.

A fishing trawler arriving at the Fulton Fish market.


Sons of Rest on South Street docks.

Sons of Rest on South Street docks.


Edgar Street. Shortest Street - Trinity Place. First appeared on the map in 1797. Prior to that time was part of Hudson River.

Edgar Street. Shortest Street - Trinity Place. First appeared on the map in 1797. Prior to that time was part of Hudson River.


Trinity Church. Broadway and Wall Street. Cornerstone laid in 1841, the 3rd church on the site.

Trinity Church. Broadway and Wall Street. Cornerstone laid in 1841, the 3rd church on the site.


Wall Street. West from William Street. A wall for defense was erected 1625 by the Dutch, hence its name.

Wall Street. West from William Street. A wall for defense was erected 1625 by the Dutch, hence its name.


Bank of Manhattan building.Wall Street. 925 ft. high. Fourth highest in the city.

Bank of Manhattan building.Wall Street. 925 ft. high. Fourth highest in the city.


Sub-Treasury at Nassau and Wall Street. Here stood Federal Hall.

Sub-Treasury at Nassau and Wall Street. Here stood Federal Hall.


Washington. Wall Street. Steps of Sub-Treasury. Washington taking the oath of office as 1st President April 30, 1789.

Washington. Wall Street. Steps of Sub-Treasury. Washington taking the oath of office as 1st President April 30, 1789.


One of the busiest streets in the city, Nassau Street. Opened in 1696.

One of the busiest streets in the city, Nassau Street. Opened in 1696.


St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street. Oldest building in the city.

St. Paul's Chapel, Broadway and Fulton Street. Oldest building in the city.


Civic Virtue fountain in City Hall Park.

Civic Virtue fountain in City Hall Park.


Cherry Street, once a cherry orchard. At right stood the first White House, occupied by Washington for a short time.

Cherry Street, once a cherry orchard. At right stood the first White House, occupied by Washington for a short time.


Crossing the Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge. Length over 6000 feet. Opened May 24, 1883.

Crossing the Bridge. Brooklyn Bridge. Length over 6000 feet. Opened May 24, 1883.


From the Bridge. Lower N.Y. from Brooklyn Bridge.

From the Bridge. Lower N.Y. from Brooklyn Bridge.


Through the Arch. Woolworth Bldg. from Municipal Bldg.

Through the Arch. Woolworth Bldg. from Municipal Bldg.


Jewish cemetery at Bowery near Chatham Square. First Jewish cemetery in the U.S. 1656.

Jewish cemetery at Bowery near Chatham Square. First Jewish cemetery in the U.S. 1656.


Heart of Chinatown. Mott Street. The Chinaman loves his fire escape.

Heart of Chinatown. Mott Street. The Chinaman loves his fire escape.


Pell Street. Chinatown. Here are food shops to delight the Chinese taste.

Pell Street. Chinatown. Here are food shops to delight the Chinese taste.


Doyer Street. Bowery - Chinatown. Doyer Street, a narrow winding street framed by the "L" at the Bowery.

Doyer Street. Bowery - Chinatown. Doyer Street, a narrow winding street framed by the "L" at the Bowery.


The Tombs Prison at Centre Street.

The Tombs Prison at Centre Street.


Bridge of Sighs. Tombs Prison. Centre Street.

Bridge of Sighs. Tombs Prison. Centre Street.


Manhattan Bridge entrance at Bowery and Canal Street.

Manhattan Bridge entrance at Bowery and Canal Street.


Manhattan Bridge. East River, near Canal Street. Construction in 1909. The towers are 336 feet high. Length of bridge 8,655 feet.

Manhattan Bridge. East River, near Canal Street. Construction in 1909. The towers are 336 feet high. Length of bridge 8,655 feet.


Rivington Street. Here are the sweatshops which furnish much of the clothing to the uptown shops.

Rivington Street. Here are the sweatshops which furnish much of the clothing to the uptown shops.


Pushcarts that line both sides of Rivington Street. Here most anything can be bought.

Pushcarts that line both sides of Rivington Street. Here most anything can be bought.


Making a purchase of fish from a[n] East Side pushcart.

Making a purchase of fish from a[n] East Side pushcart.


Grace Church. Broadway at 9th Street. Built in 1845. Became nationally known some years ago through its association with the play "The Old Homestead."

Grace Church. Broadway at 9th Street. Built in 1845. Became nationally known some years ago through its association with the play "The Old Homestead."


St. Mark's Church. 2nd Avenue, 10th Street. Erected in 1795, it is the second oldest church building in Manhattan.

St. Mark's Church. 2nd Avenue, 10th Street. Erected in 1795, it is the second oldest church building in Manhattan.


Old clapboard house erected about 1822. At Grove and Bedford Street. Greenwich Village.

Old clapboard house erected about 1822. At Grove and Bedford Street. Greenwich Village.


Here lived Thomas Paine, who wrote "The Age of Reason" which had much to do for the cause of the American Revolution. Built about 150 years ago. At Bleecker Street. Greenwich Village. Torn down Dec. 1

Here lived Thomas Paine, who wrote "The Age of Reason" which had much to do for the cause of the American Revolution. Built about 150 years ago. At Bleecker Street. Greenwich Village. Torn down Dec. 1


Macdougal Alley. Greenwich Village. Former stables, now artists studios. Tall building #1 Fifth Avenue. Apartment hotel.

Macdougal Alley. Greenwich Village. Former stables, now artists studios. Tall building #1 Fifth Avenue. Apartment hotel.


Washington Mews. 8th Street, University Place. Converted stables now the homes of artists and writers.

Washington Mews. 8th Street, University Place. Converted stables now the homes of artists and writers.


Washington Arch. 5th Avenue - 8th Street. Where 5th Avenue begins at 8th Street. Completed in 1893.

Washington Arch. 5th Avenue - 8th Street. Where 5th Avenue begins at 8th Street. Completed in 1893.


General Washington. Situated in Union Square. Unveiled July 4, 1856. The first equestrian statue to be erected in N.Y. since the destruction of George III, in Bowling Green.

General Washington. Situated in Union Square. Unveiled July 4, 1856. The first equestrian statue to be erected in N.Y. since the destruction of George III, in Bowling Green.


Union or "Red" Square from 14th Street. A parade of radicals surrounds the park.

Union or "Red" Square from 14th Street. A parade of radicals surrounds the park.


A mass meeting of Reds and Socialists in Union Square.

A mass meeting of Reds and Socialists in Union Square.


The tower of the Consolidated Gas Co. on 14th Street in the light of the setting sun.

The tower of the Consolidated Gas Co. on 14th Street in the light of the setting sun.


Three hours later brilliantly lighted by colored floodlights.

Three hours later brilliantly lighted by colored floodlights.


Pomander Walk. East 19th Street near 3rd Avenue. Known as the block beautiful.

Pomander Walk. East 19th Street near 3rd Avenue. Known as the block beautiful.


N.Y. Life Building. Madison Square - 26th Street. Built on the site of the old Madison Square Garden. 617 feet high.

N.Y. Life Building. Madison Square - 26th Street. Built on the site of the old Madison Square Garden. 617 feet high.


The Actor's Church. 29th Street - near 5th Avenue. Known as the "Little Church Around the Corner." Church of the Transfiguration.

The Actor's Church. 29th Street - near 5th Avenue. Known as the "Little Church Around the Corner." Church of the Transfiguration.


Paddy's Market extends from 38th to 42nd Streets - 9th Avenue.

Paddy's Market extends from 38th to 42nd Streets - 9th Avenue.


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