1930s...The 1940s...1950s

The World's Fair Bomb Was Found Here
1940
Formerly Court Street, on the Lagoon of Nations

The World's Fair Bomb Was Found Here

Max Ernst Lived Here
1941
39 Beekman Place

Max Ernst Lived Here

Abe
1941
West 29th St and the Boardwalk

Abe "Kid Twist" Reles Checked Out Here

Nikola Tesla Died Here
1943
34th St. and 8th Ave.

Nikola Tesla Died Here

Piet Mondrian's Last Studio Was Here
1943
15 East 59th Street

Piet Mondrian's Last Studio Was Here

The Cedar Tavern (3) Was Here
1945
University Pl. between 8th and 9th Sts.

The Cedar Tavern (3) Was Here

A B-25 Bomber Crashed Here
1945
Empire State Building, 350 5th Ave.

A B-25 Bomber Crashed Here

This Was The Abattoir Center
1947
First Ave. between 42nd and 46th Sts.

This Was The Abattoir Center

The Collyer Brothers Lived Here
1947
2078 Fifth Avenue

The Collyer Brothers Lived Here

The State of Israel Was Born Here
1947
New York City Pavilion

The State of Israel Was Born Here

Eisenhower Lived Here
1948
116th St. and Morningside Drive

Eisenhower Lived Here

Jackson Pollock Lived Here
1949
9 MacDougal Alley

Jackson Pollock Lived Here

Your Show of Shows Was Broadcast From Here
1949
5 Columbus Circle

Your Show of Shows Was Broadcast From Here

This Was Birdland
1949
1678 Broadway

This Was Birdland


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