OldNYC - Historical NYC Photos 12+

Explore New York City history

Orian Breaux

Designed for iPad

    • 4.6 • 28 Ratings
    • Free



OldNYC is the best way to explore more than 100 years of historical photos of New York City. Discover what was there at thousands of locations across Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, and Staten Island.

Created by Christina Leuci (@christinaleuci) and Orian Breaux (@orianbreaux).

What’s New

Version 1.20

Bigger maps and photos! iPhone X, XR, and XS users now see the app take up the entire screen.

NEW: iPad app now available.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
28 Ratings

28 Ratings

S-2 ,


My only suggestion is to continuously add new and uncovered materials and photos, for instance. If you click on51st and Madison, there are only a few construction photos, but here are many many sources that display earlier direct picture of a crucial coy landmark from the 1880s - the Villard Mansion. If there was any way to tie in additional sources to more completely display extant material it would be wonderful. Thank you

Olegrrl ,

Fun glimpse of many streets and buildings

This app could be iterated on a lot more to show previews and highlights (like landmark dots different color).

But I'm pleased. I could look up the street I work on and see a lot of the same buildings, but with 1920s cars in front of them!

Alyssa Ravenclaw ,

Great for Tours or Wandering

When I walk around the city I like to see what used to be. This app super helps and also is a great tool for tourists.

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