The New York City Bar has an extensive collection of business directories from the 19th century. Many of these books contain vintage advertisements that open a window to a city that was on the verge of greatness. This nostalgic tour takes a look at how small businesses and innovative entrepreneurs shaped the landscape of New York and built the foundation for the city to become the economic capital of the world.
New York City Bar New Exhibit
The New York City Bar announced the opening of a new exhibit titled “Before Mad Men” Advertising in 19th Century New York.