Lower East Side in the 1970s

Posted on: December 10th, 2009 at 6:34 am by

While reading 92YTribeca, we stumbled upon ForumNYC which has a trove of New York City photos from the late 1970s.  Here are some choice selections capturing the Lower East Side, along with contemporary snapshots of same.  Enjoy!

East Houston, looking southwest.

Russ Daughters

Russ & Daughters

Delancey, near the corner of Ludlow, looking east toward Williamsburg Bridge.

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Delancey Looking East

Orchard Street, between Stanton and Rivington, looking south.  Note Jarmulowsky Bank Building in the distance.

Orchard South

Orchard Street Looking South

Orchard Street, at the corner of Delancey, looking north. S. Beckenstein, Sol Moscot, and Adler’s.

Orchard Before

Orchard Looking North

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