August 12, 2018

31 Stunning Photos That Capture Street Scenes of New York in the 1950s

A small collection of stunning photos that shows street scenes of New York from the 1950s. These photos were taken by various famous photographers such as Ernst Haas, Erwin Blumenfeld, Saul Leiter, Werner Bischof, etc.

Times Square, New York City, 1951. (Photo by Erwin Blumenfeld)

New York City, 1952. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

New York City, 1952. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

 Locksmith sign, New York City, 1952. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

Snowy corner, New York City, 1952. (Photo by Saul Leiter)


Third Avenue, New York City, 1952. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

New York City, 1953. (Photo by Werner Bischof)

 Parallel worlds, New York City, 1953. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

 Shopping, New York City, 1953. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

New York City, 1954. (Photo by Martin E. Newman)

'El', New York City, 1954. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Festival, New York City, 1954. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Near the Tanager, New York City, 1954. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Washington Square Park, New York City, 1954. (Photo by Andre Kertesz)

New York City, 1956. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

New York City, 1956. (Photo by Vivian Maier)

Snowy bus, New York City, 1956. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

The red list, New York City, 1956. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Yellow scarf, New York City, 1956. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

New York City, 1957. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

A young couple in NYC, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Brassai)

Clouds and skyline, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Ernst Haas)

Phone call, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Raining on two, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Walking livestock in NYC, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Inge Morath)

Window, New York City, 1957. (Photo by Saul Leiter).

New York City, 1958. (Photo by Inge Morath)

San Gennaro festival, New York City, 1958. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

Seagram Building, New York City, 1958. (Photo by Ezra Stoller)

Walk with Soames, New York City, 1958. (Photo by Saul Leiter)

'Horn & Hardart', New York City, 1959. (Photo by Saul Leiter)





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