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New York Ephemera

PHOTOS: Tense Times In Graffiti Town

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 11.29.2012 | New York

In 1971, as Americans became increasingly concerned with the effects of over-development, pollution and urban decay, the newly formed Environmental Pr...

The Fight For The Old Penn Station

The New York Times | Posted 10.01.2012 | New York

By David W. Dunlap The architects Peter Samton and Diana Goldstein can tell you exactly where they were a half century ago, at 5 p.m. on Aug. 2, 19...

100 Photos From Over 100 Years Of St. Patrick's Day Parades

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

This Saturday, New York City will hold its 251st annual St. Patrick's Day parade. It all starts at 11AM at 44th Street, where this year's Grand Marsha...

PICS: Amazing Postcards From The Vanished Catskills 'Borscht Belt'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 03.14.2012 | New York

From the 1920s to the 1970s, the Catskills were full of resorts popular amongst New York Jews--so popular in fact, the area came to be known as "The B...

LOOK: A Guide To Being A Young Lady In 1939 Manhattan

Posted 09.04.2011 | New York

Reddit user 'unmoderated' recently found a copy of "New York: Behind the Scenes", a 1939 guide by Lee Mortimer, and scanned a section called "Young La...