bankers trust building

Wall Street skyscrapers from the top of Irving Trust Building looking east in June of 1938. Bankers Trust Building (Trowbridge & Livingston, 1912) is on foreground, on left. The 71-story Bank of Manhattan Building (Henry Craig Severance-Yasuo Matusi, 1930) is on the center dominating the skyline. 35-story setback pyramid 120 Wall Street Building(Ely Jacques Kahn, 1930) is on background, at right.

Photo: Berenice Abbott

Source: Bonnie Yochelson “Berenice Abbott: Changing New York” (New York, The New Press, The Museum of the City of New York. 2008).

Wall Street district canyons. Skyscraper at the left is the Bank of Manhattan (Henry Craig Severance-Yasuo Matsui, 1930). The building of the center is the annex for the Banker Trust Building (Shreve, Lamb & Harmon, 1932). At the right, above, is the Equitable Building (Ernest Graham, 1915). The picture were taken by LIFE Magazine photographer, Andreas Feininger, from the top of Cities Service Building looking west, in 1940.

Photo: Andreas Feninger.

Source: Andreas Feininger y Susan Elizabeth Lyman, The Face of New York (New York, Crown Publishers, 1955).