January 24, 2015

3-SET GOTHAM New York City EARLY 1950s Black & White Photographs - Empire State + More


Photography by Eliot Elisofon

Several people standing on the top of a building looking down into the downtown misty smog that is covering the Empire State & surrounding buildings. This beautiful black & white photograph was shot by Eliot Elisofon for LIFE in 1953.


Photography by Eliot Elisofon

Downtown New York dimly seen through smog mist hovering over the river where the rickety pier is in the foreground. This beautiful black & white photograph was shot by Eliot Elisofon for LIFE in 1953.



Photography by Eliot Elisofon

Downtown New York dimly seen through smog mist hovering over the river where the Yamashita Line ship is coasting towards the bridge. This beautiful black & white photograph was shot by Eliot Elisofon for LIFE in 1953.