Broadway in the 19th Century

 

Broadway was the main thoroughfare in New York City, in the 19th century. This lighted street was an important theatre center, with more than 20 theaters by the end of the century. Several of the early skyscrapers were built along Broadway which became a showcase for entrepreneurs.

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New York 19th Century

 

Old photos of Broadway

 

 

 

Post Office NY

 

 

 

Old New York

 

 

Broadway, looking south from St. Paul's Chapel, about 1835 (click on image for enlargement and metadata).

 

Lower Broadway

 

Bowling Green 1845

 

NYC 19th century

Looking south on Broadway from 31st Street.

 

Broadway images

 

Broadway NY

 

 

Herald Square 1898

Street scene on Broadway.

 

Panoramic View Broadway

 

East side Broadway

 

Casper Samler

Corner of Broadway and 29th Street. Site of Gilsey House.

 

NYC Grace Church

 

Bank republic

Broadway and the Bank of the Republic, Wall Street -  1865?

 

Broadway

Broadway, Bowling Green - 1828.

 

Broadway traffic

 

Trinity Church

 

Broadway New York

 

Herald Building

 

 

New York City 19th century

 

New York NY

 

19th century

 

 

Astor House 19th century

 

Broadway NY 19th century

 

City Hotel

 

New England Hotel

Building that previously occupied the site of the Trinity Building, adjoining Trinity Church Yard.

 

Broadway in the 19th Century

 

Fifth Avenue 19th Century

 

Pictorial Description Broadway

 

City Hall Park

 

 

Copyright © Geographic Guide - Antique photographs of NYC.

 

Western Union

 

 

 

Businesses Broadway

 

 

 

East Side Broadway

 

 

 

Nineteenth Century

 

 

 

Panorama Broadway

 

 

 

 

Antique photographs