Sixth Avenue and Broadway, Herald Square - 1909


Broadway and Sixth Avenue (Avenue of the Americas), north from 33rd Street, showing the old Herald Building in the center. Photograph by Geo. P. Hall & Son, copyright 1909. Source: Photographic views of New York City, from the collections of the New York Public Library.

Times Building, erected in 1904, is in the distance, dominating the skyline. Hotel Normandie on Broadway is in the center background.

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Sixth Avenue


Streetcars dominated the traffic on Broadway. Automobiles were still fewer than horse-drawn carriages. This changed ten years later.

Saks Department Store, is on the left between 33rd and 34th Street (1311 Broadway). The seven-story building designed by Buchman & Fox, opened in 1902 and closed in 1965. Macy's is behind it.


Herald Square




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Sixth Avenue and Broadway, Herald Square - 1909


Times Building