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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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