Vintage has made a comeback.

From old-school street vendors to skyscrapers, take a tour of New York City in the 1940s with these photos.

Washington Market

Washington Market in Lower Manhattan pictured in 1941.
Washington Market in Lower Manhattan pictured in 1941. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / LC-DIG-ppmsca-12741)

Washington Market produce trucks

Long lines of trucks are loaded with produce
Long lines of trucks are loaded with produce at Washington Market in Lower Manhattan in 1946. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Ravenna)

New York City skyscrapers

An aerial view of New York City on
An aerial view of New York City on Aug. 17, 1945. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by F. Palumbo)

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NYC street vendor

A man sells peanuts and raisins from his
A man sells peanuts and raisins from his pushcart in New York City in 1947. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by F. Palumbo)

Washington Square

Children play with their tricycles in Washington Square
Children play with their tricycles in Washington Square on Aug. 3, 1948. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by F. Palumbo)

Harlem River Houses

The Harlem River Houses, located on Seventh Avenue
The Harlem River Houses, located on Seventh Avenue and 151 Street in Manhattan, on Dec. 14, 1940. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / Gottscho-Schleisner Collection)

Harlem River Houses courtyard

Courtyard at the Harlem River Houses, located on
Courtyard at the Harlem River Houses, located on Seventh Avenue and 151 Street in Manhattan, on Dec. 14, 1940. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / Gottscho-Schleisner Collection)

Working women

Women taking the qualifying exam for the New
Women taking the qualifying exam for the New York City Police Department in 1947. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by Dick De Marsico)

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Brick Presbyterian Church

Brick Presbyterian Church, located at 91st Street and
Brick Presbyterian Church, located at 91st Street and Park Avenue in Manhattan, on April 24, 1940. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / Gottscho-Schleisner Collection)

Traffic on West 37th Street

Delivery trucks jam West 37th Street along Seventh
Delivery trucks jam West 37th Street along Seventh Avenue in 1945. (Credit: Courtesy of Library of Congress / World Telegram & Sun photo by Al Aumuller)