Fifth Avenue from Start to Finish - 1911: Cornelius Vanderbilt, Hotel Plaza, West 59th Street


Wide-angled photo showing buildings on the west side of Fifth Avenue. West 57th St. - Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt - Hotel Plaza - West 59th Street (on the right). The Grand Army Plaza is to the right. Photograph published by Welles & Co. NY, 1911, part of the series Fifth Avenue New York from Start to Finish. In 1921, the 26-story Heckscher Building (730 Fifth Avenue) was built on the corner of W 57th St. Source: New York Public Library.


West 59th Street


Antique photos of NYC






Fifth Avenue



East 57th Street

57 - Fifth Avenue and East 57th Street.


Hotel Savoy

58 - Fifth Avenue, East 59th Street, Plaza Bank and Hotel Savoy - 1911.


East 53rd Street

53 - Fifth Avenue and East 53rd Street - 1911.


Hotel Plaza NY




East 55th St

55 - Fifth Avenue and East 55th Street.




St. Patrick Cathedral

51 - Fifth Avenue, St. Patrick Cathedral and East 51st Street - 1911.


Fifth Avenue from Start to Finish



Presbyterian Church

54 - Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church and West 55th St.




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