Incredible Color Snapshots That Show Street Scenes of New York City in the 1970s

Take a look to see how much New York has changed from the 1970s through these amazing color snapshots below.

5th Avenue and 58th Street, 1970


7th Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City, 1970


9th Avenue and 40th Street, 1970


34th street between 5th and 6th, 1979


42nd Street, 1975


57th Street, 1979


59th Street and 5th Avenue, 1977


Atop the World Trade Center, 1976


Broadway and 12th. St., 1970


Broadway at West 48th St., Midtown Manhattan, 1978


Brooklyn Bridge, 1973


Cedar Street, NYC, 1975


Columbus Ave. and West 73rd Street, 1979


Coney Island, 1973


East Second Street between Avenues C & D, facing North, 1980


Fifth Ave., 1979


Greenwich Village, NYC, 1973


Harlem, 1971


Looking south along the Damrak, Amsterdam, ca. 1970s


Lower East Side, 1971


Madison Ave and 64th Street, 1979


Madison Ave., 1979


Main Street and Kissena Boulevard , Queens, October 15, 1973


Manhattan Bridge tower in Brooklyn, New York City, framed through nearby buildings, June 1974


Manhattan, New York, 1970


Morton St. looking east, 1973


Morton Street, 1973


New York City, 1970


New York City, 1975


New York, 1970


Nippon Club, NYC, 1971


NYC in 1976


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC in 1979


NYC policemen, 1975


NYC subway, 1973


NYC, 1974


Ohrbach’s, NYC, 1979


Park Avenue, 1979


Park Avenue, NYC, 1970


Second Ave, looking uptown, just north of the 59th St. Bridge, 1977


Second Ave., 1979


Seventh Ave and W22th street, Jan. 1976


Sixth Ave., 1973


Subway car in NYC, 1973


Times Square, 1972


Times Square, 1973-74


Times Square, 1974


Times Square, 1975


Times Square, 1976


W23 Street, Jan 1976


WTC twin towers, NYC, 1978

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