Life in New York 1953 – Archive Footage

Life in New York 1953 – Archive Footage

Archival footage shot by an American filmmaker while visiting New York. The evidences I used to date it is the United Nation General Assembly building that you can watch at the beginning of the footage whose exterior was finished in 1950.The absence (in the shots taken from the Empire State Building) of the Pan Am Building and all the glass skyscrapers built in the ’60s and the absenCe of all glass boxes of Avenue of the Americas (Sixth Avenue), around Rockefeller Center and the Grand Central District, that begun to rises since late 1950s.