New York City in all its Neon-Lit Glory, 1969 – 1971

These brilliant photos of NYC were taken by Hans Joachim Jacobi using a Exakta Varex IIa, an East-German camera, on the way to and from Halifax in Nova Scotia to visit relatives.

Times Square

These brilliant photos were taken by Hans Joachim Jacobi and scanned by his son Michael. They travelled to NYC as a stopover on the way to and from Halifax in Nova Scotia to visit relatives. Hans was using a Exakta Varex IIa, an East-German camera, using Agfa CT18 film.

Broadway Cinemas

Times Square

Times Square

Chinatown

Greenwich Village

Greenwich Village

Howard Johnson’s at 1551 Broadway and 46th Street. It closed in 2005

34th Street

1710 Amsterdam Avenue, between 144th and 145th Streets.

View from the Empire State Building

Gift Shop on Broadway

Times Square

Avenue of the Americas

Grand Central Station

Amsterdam Ave

Times Square

These photos are courtesy of Hans Joachim Jacobi’s son Michael and his Flickr collection can be found here.