New York by Night: Stunning Vintage Photos of the City After Dark

These vintage photos capture the magic of New York City in the midnight hours.

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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
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lfred Mainzer/Curt Teich & Co./Irving Underhill/MCNY
A New York City postcard from 1940.
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George Miller, Jr./MCNY
Passage from 1930: "Night — when tired New Yorkers seek the pleasures of the many theatres, night clubs and restaurants to forget the cares of the day."
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
South of Tudor City in Manhattan in 1933.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
General Motors Building from Central Park on a snowy night in 1934.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
Looking south in Times Square from 44th Street in 1932.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
The glimmering lights of Midtown in 1930.
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United States Office of War Information/MCNY
Aerial view of Empire State Building in 1944.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
The Financial District from St. George Hotel in 1933.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
The Woolworth Building as seen from the Municipal Building in 1933.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
A view of Times Square's "Whiteway" and the Times Building from 46th Street in 1930.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
Times Square in 1932.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in Rockefeller Plaza in 1934.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
A view of Midtown from the RCA Building in 1933.
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An apartment and office building at 211 East 48th St. in 1934.
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New York Edison Company/MCNY
Looking east from Pier 13 in 1928.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
Looking east towards 59th Street from Central Park in 1934.
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New York Edison Company/MCNY
The Lower East Side on a snowy night in 1920.
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New York Edison Company/MCNY
Columbus Circle in 1928.
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New York Edison Company/MCNY
Looking South towards downtown from Canal Street in 1910.
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Samuel Herman Gottscho/MCNY
Times Square and Sixth Avenue from the Warwick Hotel in 1930.
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