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Edmund V. Gillon 

Edmund V. Gillon 

These photographs by Edmund V. Gillon (1929-2008) are a recent addition to the Museum's Photography collection. Gillon is best known for more than a dozen books on New York City for the Dover Publishing Company. The bulk of the collection is architectural in nature, portraying the city’s historic districts, landmarks, architectural ornamentation, and civic sculpture. His photographs bring to life not only the countless readily apparent changes that have taken place in the city’s urban landscape over the past several decades, but also the many subtle changes that transformed neighborhoods such as SoHo, Tribeca, and Dumbo as they transitioned, building by building, from gritty wastelands into the vibrant urban oases they have become. 


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Edmund V. Gillon 
[Garibaldi monument in Washington Square.]
[Looking across Seventh Avenue South to the intersection of Bleecker and Barrow Streets.]
[13, 11 and 9 Bank Street.]
[Grace Church.]
[Side entrance to First Unitarian Church.]
[Looking north on Clinton Street from Schermerhorn Street to Packer Collegiate Institute Middle School.]
[Henry Street and Atlantic Avenue.]
[Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, 301 Park Avenue.]
[Looking north on Monroe Place toward Cadman Towers at 101 Clark Street.]
[Looking south on Clinton Street from Schermerhorn Street.]
[Packer Collegiate Institute Middle School.]
[First Unitarian Church.]
[Bayard-Condict Building, 65-69 Bleecker Street.]
[Looking west on 55th Street past Fifth Avenue to the Gotham Hotel.]
[Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street.]
[Judge Building, 110 Fifth Avenue.]
[The Gotham Hotel, 700 Fifth Avenue.]
[View through "Atlas" in Rockefeller Center to St. Patrick's Cathedral.]
[Stewart & Company Building, 402-404 Fifth Avenue.]
[Schermerhorn Building, 376-380 Lafayette Street.]
[National Association of Machinists AFL-CIO, 7 East 15th Street.]
[St. Augustine's Chapel.]
[Henry Street Settlement and Engine Company No. 15.]
[Bayard-Condict Building, 65-69 Bleecker Street.]
[The Gotham Hotel, 700 Fifth Avenue.]
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