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View South from W. 57th Street, NYC, New York by Berenice Abbott
I love the contrast of lights and darks in this.
From "Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1935-1938," available through the NY Public Library Digital Gallery. (See also the book of the same name.)
Detail of this photo:

General view looking south from Bignou Gallery, 18th floor, 32 East 57th Street, Manhattan. (January 27, 1937) 

View South from W. 57th Street, NYC, New York
by Berenice Abbott

I love the contrast of lights and darks in this.

From "Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1935-1938," available through the NY Public Library Digital Gallery. (See also the book of the same name.)

Detail of this photo:

General view looking south from Bignou Gallery, 18th floor, 32 East 57th Street, Manhattan. (January 27, 1937) 

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