Broadway and Fifth Avenue, Worth Monument - 1952


Photograph shows a view of Broadway (left) and Fifth Avenue (right), looking north from above 23rd Street with the Empire State Building in distance. Front of building at 1 West 25th Street (202 Fifth Avenue), with sign for the A.C. Gilbert Co. (Porcelanosa in 2023) and large billboard for Schenley whiskey that reads "today's Schenley, the best tasting whiskey in ages!". Photo by Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967) dated August 1952. Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

Worth Square, at the junction of Fifth Avenue and Broadway, has served as a memorial and burial site of General William Jenkins Worth (1794-1849). Madison Square Park, created in 1847, is to the right. More: New York in the 1950s




Worth Square




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Worth Monument


202 Fifth Avenue


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Opposite photo by the the same photographer, same year.


Worth Square


Brunswick Building

Brunswick Building and Madison Square.


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Broadway and Fifth Avenue, Worth Monument - 1952


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