l"> clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

New York Street Vendors at the Turn of the Century

New, 5 comments

Street vendors have long been an integral part of the New York City landscape. Before grocery stores were the norm, civilians went to curbside vendors to purchase everything from fruits and vegetables to peanuts and lemonade. Here's a collation of photos of push cart owners peddling their wares in the early 1900s.
-Alexis deBoschnek
· All Coverage of The Restaurants of Old New York [~ENY~]

Sign up for the newsletter Sign up for the Eater New York newsletter

The freshest news from the local food world