Panoramic View of 42nd Street - 1876


Original title: Panoramic View of the North Side of Forty-Second Street from Fifth to Lexington Avenues 1876. Illustration published in the Valentine's Manual of Old New York, edited by Henry Collins Brown - 1922.

The Grand Central Depot, opened in 1871. The old Hotel Wellington is on the west corner of Madison Avenue and St. Bartholomew's Church is shown in the distance. The Holy Trinity Church is on the east corner of Madison Avenue. The Hospital for the Relief of the Ruptured and Crippled is on the right. Bristol Hotel is on the northwest corner of 5th Avenue and 42nd St.


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Forty-Second St

Illustration of 42nd Street, from Sixth Ave. to Lexington Ave. published in 1879. Click on image to see the full length of 42nd Street.



Old Buildings 42nd street

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


42nd Street Station


Grand Central Depot


NY skyline 19th century


Manhattan skyline


Holy Trinity Church





Madison Avenue



Panoramic View of 42nd Street - 1876


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