Lexington Avenue, looking north from East 59th Street (1912)
(source: New York Then and Now, Dover Books)
|It would seem that the photographer would have been standing not far from #118 East 59th Street, where the Wingendorff Embroiderers would take up residence not many years later. This, then, is the view which the women of Wingendorff's would see practically every day on their way to and from work.
Bloomingdale's is the building on our right with the semicircular facade, beside the streetcar. Click on the photo to see an enlarged version.