5th Avenue Art, New York City Print

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5th Avenue Art, New York City Print

5th Avenue Artwork, New York City Print

Giclee Prints of New York City

Print Sizes:  5×7″ $40 | 6×8″ $45 | 8×10″ $60 | 11×14″ $90 | 16×20″  $165 | 18×24″ $250 | 24×30″ $325 | 30×40″ $450

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5th Avenue Art.  Gallery wrapped giclée prints available in standard and custom sizes.  5th Avenue Art is  perfect for home, office, or interior design projects.

 History of 5th Avenue

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The lower stretch of Fifth Avenue extended the stylish neighborhood of Washington Square northwards. The high status of Fifth Avenue was confirmed in 1862, when Caroline Schermerhorn Astor settled on the southwest corner of 34th Street, and the beginning of the end of its reign as a residential street was symbolized by the erection, in 1893, of the Astoria Hotel on the site of her house, later linked to its neighbor as the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel (now the site of the Empire State Building). Fifth Avenue is the central scene in Edith Wharton’s 1920 Pulitzer Prize winning novel The Age of Innocence. The novel describes New York’s social elite in the 1870s and provides historical context to Fifth Avenue and New York’s aristocratic families. The 5th Avenue Art scene has evolved through the years.

Originally a narrower thoroughfare, much of Fifth Avenue south of Central Park was widened in 1908, sacrificing its wide sidewalks to accommodate the increasing traffic. The midtown blocks, now famously commercial, were largely a residential district until the start of the 20th century. The first commercial building on Fifth Avenue was erected by Benjamin Altman who bought the corner lot on the northeast corner of 34th Street in 1896, and demolished the “Marble Palace” of his arch-rival, A. T. Stewart. In 1906 his department store, B. Altman and Company, occupied the whole of its block front. The result was the creation of a high-end shopping district that attracted fashionable women and the upscale stores that wished to serve them. Lord & Taylor’s flagship store is still located on Fifth Avenue near the Empire State Building and the New York Public Library.  Collect 5th Avenue Art!

 

5th Avenue Night Street Scene

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5TH Avenue, New York City Print
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140x30$450.00
224x30$325.00
318x24$250.00
416x20$165.00
511x14$90.00
68x10$60.00
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