A Nostalgic Moment – A Few Nostalgic Yorkville Memories in Pictures – March 27, 2016

This nostalgic look back is in Yorkville, a Community on the east Side of Manhattan. A few items did not show any pictures in my search but I did find a picture of the era for you to see.

7 and 9 East 91st Street - Upper east Side

7 and 9 East 91st Street

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Woman crossing York Avenue and 92nd Street with her children.

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Daily News page 25 dated April 18, 1953 Headlines: Mantle Clouts Record 562-Ft. Homer Ball Goes Out of Park; Yanks Win, 7-3 Mickey Mantle

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The old Fink’s Commercial Bakery was on 76th or 77th Street, east of York Avenue. This was as close as possible to return to those special moments when you stopped by to pick up a loaf of rye bread to bring home for your mother. Oh yeah! I would stop by the candy store on the same block to buy a cold Pepsi Cola to drink on the way home while you were chewing a piece of rye bread.

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Some of the restaurants on 86th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenues. If you couldn’t find a place to eat on 86th Street, you really had a problem.

Belvedere Castle in Central Park

Belvedere Castle in Central Park. How many times did you take a walk to Central park and found yourself running  all over this castle

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Camp Stepney

carl schurz park in 1940
carl schurz park in 1940

Aerial picture of Carl Schurz Park in 1940

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Here is a front view of the old style milk truck that were a frequent visitors to those houses in Yorkville when milk was delivered. I remember on those winter mornings when the weather was pretty cold and you could see the milk bottles with their cardboard caps pop in the cold weather and the cream ooze out the top of the bottle.

83rd and 84th Streets
83rd and 84th Streets

An auction back in 1854 for lots on 83rd and 84th Street

That covers the latest in nostalgia from greendougherty.com

Enjoy the Memories in Pictures,

Marty Dougherty #greendougherty.com

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