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Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949 – 1955

July 01, 2016
December 04, 2016

Photographs by Larry Silver, 1949-1955 showcased 45 photographs of everyday New Yorkers and major New York City sites taken during a transformative period in history. This exhibition highlighting the early works of the Bronx-born photographer captured the day-to-day life in the city’s post-World War II urban environment that has since largely disappeared. Notable landmarks depicted include the Empire State Building, the original Pennsylvania Station before it was demolished, and the Headquarters of the United Nations when it was a new addition to the city’s skyline, as well as iconic locations such as subway stations, the river piers, Central Park, and the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx.

Creative: Tronvig Group