Vintage Postcards Show Hotel Restaurants of New York in the 1950s

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Returning World War II veterans created a post-war economic boom and the development of large housing tracts in eastern Queens and Nassau County as well as similar suburban areas in New Jersey.

New York emerged from the war unscathed as the leading city of the world, with Wall Street leading America’s place as the world’s dominant economic power. The United Nations Headquarters was completed in 1952, solidifying New York’s global geopolitical influence.
A set of vintage postcards shows what hotel restaurants of New York looked like in the 1950s.
The New Fallsview, Ellenville, New York

Goshen Inn, Goshen, New York

Grossinger’s, Grossinger, New York

Grossinger’s, Grossinger, New York

Hotel Astor, New York

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