Fifth Avenue, Central Park - 1930

 

Fifth Avenue and the Grand Army Plaza, looking north from 57th Street. Central Park is on the left. Buildings under construction are: 745 Fifth Avenue (right) and Hotel Pierre, on the corner of East 61st Street, both completed in 1930. In between, the Savoy-Plaza and the Sherry-Netherland, both completed in 1927.

Photograph in the early 1930 by Ewing Galloway (Agency) / New York Public Library.

 

Central Park

 

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Savoy Plaza Hotel

The old Savoy-Plaza Hotel on Fifth Avenue occupied the block from 58th to 59th streets.

 

 

Pierre Hotel

 

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Fifth Avenue, Central Park - 1930