Several "Miss Subways" celebrate the 1968 opening of the new 57th Street Station (at 57th St/6th Ave), which was, at the time, the first new station to open in 28 years. Read More
Originally called the Great Roman Hippodrome, the first incarnation of Madison Square Garden, built in 1874, was a roofless structure located at East 26th Street and Madison Avenue. Read More
Here's what we're reading this week - the links that have grabbed our attention.
The Dewey Arch was temporarily erected in Madison Square Park to celebrate Admiral George Dewey's 1898 victory in the Battle of Manila Bay in the Philippines during the Spanish-American War. Read More
Two nuns make their way across 8th Avenue along 43rd Street in this 1933 photo. The Hotel Times Square, on the left-hand side of the photo, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and now serves as a supportive housing residence. Read More