Luciano is considered the father of organized crime in New York and was the first to divide the city sections controlled by five mob families The gallery includes images from the largest collection of criminal justice evidence in the English-speaking world, a repository that holds glass-plate photographs taken by the New York City Police Department.
It also features more than 800,000 color photographs taken with 35mm cameras of every city building in the mid-1980s to update the municipal records, and includes more than 1,300 rarely seen images taken by local photographers of the Depression-era Works Progress Administration.
The posh apartment, in one of America's grandest train stations, was the playground of financier John Campbell in the roaring 1920.
Researchers, history buffs, filmmakers, genealogists and preservationists in particular will find the digitized collection helpful.
But anyone can search the images, share them through social media or purchase them as prints.
Dead men can tell tales: When the New York Times wrote about elevator operator Robert Green, left, and Jacob Jagendorf, a building engineer, right, it reported that their bodies found lying at the bottom of an elevator shaft November 24, 1915, told the story of the pair's failed robbery attempt Notorious: This is the original April 18, 1936 booking photo for Charles 'Lucky' Luciano.
Culled from the Municipal Archives collection of more than 2.2 million images going back to the mid-1800s, the 870,000 photographs feature all manner of city oversight -- from stately ports and bridges to grisly gangland killings.
This indoor/outdoor area is brilliant for entertaining and great for young children.Well here’s a dating guide that might seem ridiculously outdated at first – given that the Parade Magazine published it back in 1938- but don’t be too quick to judge!Sure, some of the advice might sound a bit sexist at times, but most of them could actually be regarded as universally acknowledged guidelines of good behavior.There is also a light-filled study, which is currently used as a baby's nursery.
The laundry is also conveniently located on this upper level.Commanding an elevated block and boasting wonderful street appeal is this classically renovated character home, superbly positioned to capture views and breezes in a highly coveted inner city location.