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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

The way we were.

I've already told you about The Commons, on Flickr. I'm hoping you've had a chance to head over. Clearly, the New York Public Library's collection is my favorite collection.
Here are two shots of the South Street Seaport, the location of our reception.



Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. June 18, 1936

Abbott, Berenice -- Photographer. November 26, 1935

And this park is in my neighborhood from March 20, 1936:



Though, now it looks more like this:

6 comments:

un-bride said...

Oh, New York. I have a jealous.

{The Perfect Palette} said...

Love me some NY :)

Kelley at My Island Wedding said...

These are phenomenal! Are you going to display any of them at the wedding somehow?

GiGi said...

I think New York is a place where if you've never been & when you step on the streets your homesick Just as if you've always lived there.

I love your pics!

Laura said...

Wow these pictures are amazing! I really wish I could have lived then. It seemed like such a simpler time. Love your blog.

Amanda B. Young said...

Seriously? You're getting married at the South Street Seaport? Wow. So jealous! Can't wait to see all the photos!