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Accession number 2006.31
Object ID 2006.31.04
Object Name Print, Photographic
Collection Eleanor Rapsis Collection
Date 5/31/1929
Title Essex and Stanton Streets
Description Essex - Stanton Street 5-31-29
Shows buildings at corner of Essex and Stanton Streets. Signage on building at 121 Stanton Street indicates it will be torn down for construction of East Side Subway.
CAption from back "Old delapidated tenements on the lower east side were demolished to make way for the subway-- the subway not only brought 'new life' to a declining neighborhood but it caused old unsanitary houses to pass on."
Place New York, NY
Subjects Subways
Tenement houses--New York (State)--New York.
Search Terms subway
Construction
Manhattan