New York in the 50s

Undated, The New York Public Library, NY

Fall, 1953

1953, New York, NY

Christmas Eve of 1953, 78th St & 3rd Ave. New York, NY

Untitled, 1953

August 11, 1954, New York, NY

Sept. 24, 1959, New York, NY

March 18, 1955, New York, NY

Sept. 29, 1959, Esther St., New York, NY

Undated, New York, NY

March, 1953 New York, NY

1953, Queens, New York, NY

End of April, 1953, New York, NY

September 30, 1956, New York, NY

Feb 5, 1959, 108th St. East, New York, NY

Untitled, April 4, 1955, New York, NY – Gristedes


Vivian Maier, born in New York City, was an American woman of French and Austro-Hungarian origin. She was working as a nanny but she incidentally recorded some of the most interesting marvels and peculiarities of Urban America in the second half of the twentieth century.

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