Community Service Society Photographs

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Elizabeth Street

Elizabeth Street
CSS Description
Looking North on Elizabeth Street. The crosstown street is Prince (see sign on corner building at right.) Note the street car track on Prince. Street cars crossed town West on Prince and returned East on Spring. Buses now travel the same route.
Item Information
Title
Elizabeth Street
Date
between 1879 and 1950
Date Note
Date based on the date range (1879-1950) of the photographic portion of the Community Service Society Collection.
Item Number
577
Photograph Number
4474
Format
photographs
Borough
Manhattan
Street Names
Elizabeth Street
Prince Street
Annotation on Back
Prince Street (see sign on corner of bldg at right) and Elizabeth. Looking north on Elizabeth and Bleecker.
Places
New York (N.Y.); Lower East Side (New York, N.Y.); Little Italy (New York, N.Y.)
Topics
Vending stands; Streets; Storefronts; Laundry; Horses; Crowds; Clotheslines; Carriages and carts; Buildings
Box and Folder Number
299: 94
CSS Description
Looking North on Elizabeth Street. The crosstown street is Prince (see sign on corner building at right.) Note the street car track on Prince. Street cars crossed town West on Prince and returned East on Spring. Buses now travel the same route.