We just LOVE going through the New York Public Library’s Digital Collections to see old pictures of The Bronx.
It’s truly fascinating to be able to take a look at The Bronx of yesteryear through the thousands of images available online.
Almost like stepping into a time machine.
Check out these great pics below and let us know what you think!
All images are from the Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy, The New York Public Library and copyright is held or managed by NYPL unless otherwise noted.
It’s almost hard to imagine Allerton as open farmland like this just over 100 years ago in 1917 but 13 years later, everything changed with the subway extended among White Plains Road.
City Island was one of several bungalow communities