42nd Street and Old Station about 1880


Street scene on 42nd Street and the old Grand Central Depot, completed in 1871, northwest corner of Forth Avenue. The Holy Trinity Church, opened in 1873 on the corner of Madison Avenue, is to the left. Source: New York Public Library.


Station 42nd Street


Antique photos of NYC







19th century

42nd from Fifth to Lexington Avenues.


Old Buildings 42nd street

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


NYC 42nd Street


42nd Street


20th century NY

The same area above is shown in this photo in 20th century.



Hotel Commodore

Grand Central terminal is to the left.


Copyright © Geographic Guide - New York City in 19th century.


Antique photographs



42nd Street and Old Station about 1880