Herald Sq looking north with excavation for IRT visible ca. 1901-92.

Title:

Herald Sq looking north with excavation for IRT visible ca. 1901-92.

Format:

Photographs

Publisher:

M.G. Cunniff and Arthur Goodrich, "The Rebuilding of New York," in The New New York.

Date:

ca. 1901-1902

Street Address:

Sixth Avenue and 34th Street

Photographer/Artist:

Arthur Hewitt

Description:

This is a long view of Herald Square looking from south to north. Elevated subway tracks and the Broadway Tabernacle are visible on the right and excavation for the IRT on the left. Macy's is not yet in evidence but may be under construction. There is signage announcing that Saks & Co. is to be built on the site. There are billboards and many theatre posters visible.

Subjects:

  • Herald Square (New York, N.Y.)
  • Railroads, Elevated--New York (State)--New York.
  • IRT Broadway Line Viaduct (New York, N.Y.)
  • Broadway Tabernacle (New York, N.Y.)
  • Building sites--New York (State)--New York.

Rights:

Copyright Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Collection:

Seymour B. Durst Old York Library.

Contributing Institution:

City University of New York. Graduate School and University Center, Mina Rees Library.

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