“The once-famous Bowery–all that is left of it.” (part 1)

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Ewing Galloway, The once-famous Bowery–all that is left of it, 1937 from New York Souvenir Album, Camera Masterpieces, The Golden Guide of the Metropolis, 1937

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Berenice Abbott, “El,” Second and Third Avenue Lines, 1936

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Weegee, But there is beauty along this street of forgotten men… it lies in the patterned black and gold along the trolley tracks where the morning sun breaks through, ca. 1945

Taken at the intersection of Bowery and Broome, facing downtown.

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Weegee, Bowery, ca. 1940

Taken at the intersection of Bowery and Broome, facing uptown.

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Weegee, [All the time in the world to serve you, on the Bowery], ca. 1940

Taken a the north-west corner at the intersection of Bowery and Canal facing uptown.

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