The Heyday of the Garment District in New York

“Throughout the month of October I will be featuring articles and links brought to you by Getty Images. Working at Getty Images, I am fortunate to be regularly exposed to the best in world photography, both past and present and the cutting edge of the visual dialogue that frames our lives. I hope you enjoy.” Images from the Life Picture Collection of the heyday of the Garment District in New York, a quickly disappearing neighborhood. 📷: Walter Sanders/Getty Images

The Heyday of the Garment District in New York

Worker (pushboy) steering racks of dresses through streets of garment district in 1960 back when it was the bustling hub of the fashion industry. A neighborhood that is quickly disappearing as landlords set their sights on higher-paying nightlife tenants. 📷: Walter Sanders/Getty Images


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About atwarwithart

Over thirty years working in the arts and culture arena. Experience in live theatre as an actor/director and writer. As a visual artist participated in group shows and work is featured in many private collections. Over twenty years experience as an independent video producer, editor and media artist. Past-President and Charter Member of EMMEDIA, a major Canadian media art organization.
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