Old Photos of the Upper West Side

  Last modified on September 27th, 2019

I grew up on the Upper West Side, and my old man did too. I’ve raided his photo albums so that you could enjoy some photos of the UWS dating back to the 1940s. Boy how the neighborhood has changed! 

1979:  79th Street Block Party

old photos of the Upper West Side

old photos of the Upper West Side

 

1978: A Magician in Central Park

old photos of the Upper West Side

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1976:  Thanksgiving Day Parade

old photos of the Upper West Side

old photos of the Upper West Side

 

1970: in Central Park

old photos of the Upper West Side

 

1962:  A Bar-Mitzvah at Tavern on the Green

Tavern on the Green 1960s

old photos of the Upper West Side

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Late 1940s:  72nd Street

old photos of the Upper West Side

 

Late 1940s: 85th and West End

old photos of the Upper West Side

 

Late 1940s:  Exact street locations unknown

old photos of the Upper West Side

old photos of the Upper West Side

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