Park Avenue and Ritz Tower - 1959


Photograph shows Park Avenue, south from near East 58th Street, shows median islands separating traffic in each direction and high-rise buildings lining both sides of Park Avenue. Photograph taken in August 1959 by Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967). Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

New York Central Building (Helmsley Building), completed in 1929, in background. The Ritz Tower, a 41-story apartment hotel at 465 Park Avenue, completed in 1926, is on the left.

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