Then Vs. Now: 1920s New York City

The city has undergone some major changes since the Roaring ’20s. RIP old Penn Station.

1. Then: Battery Park (1922)

2. Now:

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5. Then: 34th Street & Fifth Avenue (1922)

7. Then: Times Square (1922)

9. Then: Times Square (1922)

11. Then: Times Square (1923)

13. Then: The Lowell Fountain at Bryant Park

15. Then: Fifth Ave & 53rd Street (1922)

17. Then: Columbus Circle (1924)

19. Then: Manhattan Municipal Building (1924)

21. Then: Wall Street (1921)

23. Then: Union Square (1921)

25. Then: Union Square (1922)

27. Then: Pennsylvania Station (1922)

The building was demolished in 1963.

28. Now: Madison Square Garden

29. Then: Penn Station

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31. Then: Herald Square (1923)

33. Then: Fifth Avenue & 59th Street (1924)

35. Then: Holland Tunnel construction (1924)

37. Then: 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue (1924)

39. Then: Church and Warren Streets during subway construction (1927)

41. Then: Broome Street from Broadway (1925)

43. Then: Sherry Netherland Hotel and Plaza Hotel from Central Park (1928)

45. Then: Central Park (1925)

47. Then: Chrysler Building spire construction (1929)

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