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Vintage Photos of New York City Coffee Shops

1800s | December 2, 2016

Check out these old New York City coffee shops, from the 1880s to 1980s

550 West 125th Street, 1932. Battle's Coffee Pot. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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8th Avenue and 23rd Street, Coffee Pot. February 28, 1926. (Courtesy of the Municipal Archives)
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Caffe Reggio, 1975
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Caffe Reggio, 1978
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Chock Full O'Nuts on Lexington Avenue and 86th Street, 1935. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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Coffee and donuts on the waterfront, May 1937. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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Coffee at one of the last Horn & Hardart Automats. Photo taken June 8th, 1987. (via AP)
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Hotel Governor Clinton. Coffee room niche. October 15th, 1929. With table set. Southeast corner of 31st Street and 7th Avenue. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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King's Coffee and Teas, 288 Hudson Street, 1915. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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La Casa del Cafe; coffee shop, 1962. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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Rufus Story, dealer in coffee, 1881. (Courtesy of the MCNY)
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Santa taking a coffee break, 1962. (via LIFE)
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The Peacock, an Italian coffee house in New York. March 1953. (via LIFE)
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Cat sitting in front of Galatzer & Botoshaner Tea & Coffee House, 1930s. (Courtesy of the Municipal Archives)
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