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A Beautiful Look into Architecture and Urban Design in the 1930s, New York City

Berenice Abbott was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of The Big Apple's architecture and urban design of the 1930s. She is one of the most independent and respected photographers of the twentieth century.

Let's take a look at her amazing shots...

Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York City
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Broad Street looking toward Wall Street, Manhattan
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Theoline, Pier 11 or 12, East River, Manhattan
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Canyon of buildings looking down Vanderbilt toward 42nd Street
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Waterfront, South Street, Manhattan
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Cliff and Ferry Street, Manhattan
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Columbus Circle, Manhattan
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Flatiron Building in New York
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From Salmon Tower 11 West 42nd Street, Manhattan
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Fulton Street Dock, Manhattan
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General view looking south from Bignou Gallery, 18th floor, 32 East 57th Street, Manhattan
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Goldberg’s clothing store on Broadway, New York City
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Manhattan Bridge looking up
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City Arabesque looking north from the top of Cities Service tower, New York City
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New York Stock Exchange
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Night View, New York City
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Penn Station, Manhattan
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Pine Street, Manhattan
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Reade Street, between West and Washington Streets, Manhattan
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Seventh Avenue looking south from 35th Street, Manhattan
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View from roof of the Irving Trust Building, Manhattan
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Wall Street area, New York City
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