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)