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Artwork: The Sixth Avenue Elevated, 1878 (W. P. Snyder)

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Location: 42nd Street-Bryant Park

This work is in the northernmost entrance to the 42nd St./Bryant Park station adjacent to the HBO Building on 6th Avenue, between 42nd & 43rd Streets.

The Sixth Avenue Elevated, 1878. View looking east along East 42nd Street. At Right is the Croton Reservoir, A Fortress-Like Structure, on the Present Site of the New York Public Library. The Mansard Roof of the old Grand Central Terminal is Visible on the Distant North Side of East 42nd Street. From an engraving by W. P. Snyder, appearing in Harper's Weekly, July 20, 1878. Courtesy Dover Publications, New York, NY. - Plaque at site.


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Image 73633
(149k, 1044x788)
Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Artwork: The Sixth Avenue Elevated, 1878 (W. P. Snyder)

Image 73634
(104k, 1044x788)
Photo by: John Barnes
Location: 42nd Street/Bryant Park
Artwork: The Sixth Avenue Elevated, 1878 (W. P. Snyder)











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