Retro New York is a book of historical images from the Mary Evans Photo Library depicting a visual history of one of the world's greatest cities. Spanning throughout the development of the city and the life of its people from the start of the 20th Century to the Swinging Sixties and seventies. Beautifully presented in padded hardcover format with over 300 unique images, fully captioned with historical facts. Retro New York reflects life in the key moments of the last century including New York at war, arts and entertainment, iconic New York, lifestyle and leisure, historic events, New York at night and the history and development of transportation in New York. Take a walk back in time with this collection of wondefully evocative photographs of one of the greatest cities in the world. From bustling city streets to the quiet moments that are so rare in the city that never sleeps, Retro New York captures the candid reality of life in New York throughout the 20th century. From gritty nightclubs to the high powered business district's collapse throughout depression and the subsquent rebuilding, New York continues to grow and change and Retro New York offers a snapshot into how it has become the great city it is today.
New Holland Publishers