andreas feininger photo of nyc central park

The George Eastman House archive has a wonderful series of 130 photos by Andreas Feininger, taken mainly during the 1930s and 1940s. For instance, Broadway, the Brooklyn Bridge, LES, Williamsburg Bridge, more LES, downtown, skyscrapers, Mulberry Street, and elevated trains. Feininger was an interesting guy; a European immigrant, he didn't come to New York until he was 33. Before turning to photography, he worked as an assistant to Le Corbusier. After he came to the States, he became one of Life Magazine's most famous photographers.