February 9, 2018

31 Fascinating Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Atlantic City in the 1960s

Incorporated on May 1, 1854, from portions of Egg Harbor Township and Galloway Township, Atlantic City is a resort city in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, known for its casinos, boardwalks, and beaches. It borders Absecon, Brigantine, Pleasantville, Ventnor City, West Atlantic City, and the Atlantic Ocean.

Since 1921, Atlantic City has been the home of the Miss America pageant. In 1976, New Jersey voters legalized casino gambling in Atlantic City. The first casino opened two years later.

Take a look at these color photos to see what Atlantic City looked like in the 1960s.

Traymore Hotel

Traymore Hotel

Traymore Hotel

Atlantic City beach

Atlantic City Boardwalk from Balcony

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Boardwalk

Atlantic City Central Pier

Atlantic City High School

Atlantic City Jitney buses

Atlantic City sky needle

Atlantic City

Breakers Hotel

Chalfont Haddon Hall, Steeplechase and Steel piers

Colony Motel

Colony Motel

Colony Motel

Colony Motel

Dennis Hotel cabanas

Dennis Hotel cabanas

Dennis Hotel cabanas

Dennis Hotel swimming pool

Dennis Hotel

Feeding pigeons in front of McCrory's

Garden Pier with the amphitheater

Steel Pier and beach

Traymore Hotel entrance






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