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.
Howard Johnson’s at 1551 Broadway and 46th Street. It closed in 2005
1710 Amsterdam Avenue, between 144th and 145th Streets.
View from the Empire State Building
Gift Shop on Broadway
Avenue of the Americas
Grand Central Station
These photos are courtesy of Hans Joachim Jacobi’s son Michael and his Flickr collection can be found here.