Black and White Vintage Photos of New York A view down an alley, as rows and rows of laundry hang from tenements ca. 1935-1941. Seen looking west from 70 Columbus Avenue or Amsterdam Avenue at 63nd Street. A crowded street market under New York City Rail Road tracks, looking south on Park Avenue from 123rd Street in June of 1932. A night view of Midtown Manhattan, looking south from Madison Avenue and the 50's, ca. 1935-1941. Amid road construction, the Hudson Diner advertises "Tables for Ladies" on November 20, 1929, on Marginal Street, looking east from 125th Street. Ninth Avenue El trains with passengers on 2 levels of tracks, 66th Street El station in background, in October of 1933. Photo taken on Columbus Avenue, northwest of Lincoln Square & 65th Street. The S.S. Normandie, seen from a Staten Island ship steaming through upper bay on its way to a river pier built for it, ca. 1935-1941. A view of the city from the Brooklyn Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, on April 24, 1933. Fire Boats fight a blaze at Grace Line Pier 57, West 15th St, near the National Biscuit Co. building.