Friday, October 3, 2014

What US Cities Looked Like 100 Years Ago

What US Cities Looked Like 100 Years Ago

They call the 20th century the greatest century of change the world has ever known. Come to think of it, the 21st century hasn't been much of a slouch either, with internet, cell phone and computer technology. But looking at these photos taken more or less a century ago, you realize that yes, a lot has changed, in fascinating ways.
View of Manhattan Bridge from Brooklyn, 1909
us cities 100 years ago
 
Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan, 1917
us cities 100 years ago
 
Atlantic City, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
The main street of Memphis, north of Avenue Gayoso, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
Station “Louisville-Nashville”, Florida, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
Forsyth Street, Jacksonville, Florida, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
Beach in Atlantic City, 1915
us cities 100 years ago
 
Grant Avenue after an earthquake in San Francisco, 1906
us cities 100 years ago
 
Carts for transporting dairy Thompson, Washington, 1927
us cities 100 years ago
 
Washington, 1914
us cities 100 years ago
 
Cadillac Square, Detroit, Michigan, 1916
us cities 100 years ago
 
Ninth Street, Washington, 1915
us cities 100 years ago
 
The main street of Richmond, Virginia, 1905
us cities 100 years ago
 
Corner of Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, New York, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
Broad Street north of Spruce Street, Philadelphia, 1905
us cities 100 years ago
 
Fire at 55th Street, New York, 1915
us cities 100 years ago
 
Fifth Avenue, New York, 1913
us cities 100 years ago
 
Wabash Avenue, Chicago, 1907
us cities 100 years ago
 
The New York Public Library, New York, 1915
us cities 100 years ago
 
Wall Street, New York, 1911
us cities 100 years ago
 
Fifth Avenue, New York, 1913
us cities 100 years ago
 
Manhattan, 1907
us cities 100 years ago
 
The northern part of Fifth Avenue, New York, 1913
us cities 100 years ago
 
City Hall – City Hall in New York.
us cities 100 years ago
 
Dexter Avenue and the Capitol, Montgomery, Alabama, 1906
us cities 100 years ago
 
Valnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1910
us cities 100 years ago
 
Washington, 1913
us cities 100 years ago
 
Broadway and the building of “The Times”, New York, 1915
us cities 100 years ago
 
Size of Government in Cincinnati, Ohio, 1905
us cities 100 years ago
 
Boston, MA, 1906
us cities 100 years ago
 
New York, 1905
us cities 100 years ago
 
Grand Central Station and Hotel, Manhattan, New York, 1903
us cities 100 years ago
 
Treasury Building, Washington, DC, 1913
us cities 100 years ago
 
Post Office, Brooklyn, New York, 1906
us cities 100 years ago
 
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