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Let our old, historic photos of NYC take you back to a time when art deco was in its infancy, New York subway rides were a nickel, police walked the beat, NYC doctors made house calls and phone calls were made in telephone booths. Read More

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NYC was a growing metropolis in the 1920s and 1930s. Many of these photos of old New York reflect the trend of the times, called art deco, a style of architectural fashion that was seen in the new buildings that were emerging. This style flourished in New York, Chicago and other American cites and contrasted with the older iron clad and Victorian styles of architecture that preceded them.

During this time was the prohibition, where people lived it up in the speak easys, dancing to the music of the times and later on, dancing the popular music of swing.

Joseph H. Sachs (1901-2000) draws us into this time period, with photos that entice us to become not just an observer, but also a participant, with a feeling that you are almost living the times of the early 1920s and 1930s in NY.


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