Sunday, July 31, 2011

SE 1st Street and Bowery, 1942, photo in color!

Some great pictures of Lower Manhattan from the 1940's IN COLOR at the
How to Be a Retronaut blog.

Southeast corner of 1st St. and Bowery (1942)

Image from the Charles Cushman Collection

Up 4th Ave from Astor Place, Cooper Union on the right (1942)
Image from the Charles Cushman Collection

Mars Bar Links

E.V. Greive post Mars Bar exterior demoliton under way.

Some photos of various recent Mars Bar murals

Images of Mars Bar via Flickr and the NY Times

NY Times article from July 15th, 2011 that explains in detail the demo/construction project going on where Mars Bar is (was) located.

Photo: Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times