Church of the Holy Trinity

Madison Avenue and 42nd Street - about 1890


The Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity on the northeast corner of Madison Avenue and East Forty-second St. It opened in 1874 and the Grand Central Depot, seen on the right, was completed in 1871. At the time about 500 trains were using the station.

Photo taken about 1890. Source: Photographic views of New York City, 1870's-1970's, from the collections of the New York Public Library.


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Madison Avenue

Church of the Holy Trinity is in the distance.


NYC 42nd Street


19th century

42nd from Fifth to Lexington Avenues. Church of the Holy Trinity in the center.


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Hotel Wellington is on the northwest corner (right) of Madison Avenue. Hotel Bristol in the distance.


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