Here’s an old-school New York City summer pastime you don’t see very much anymore: rooftop sunbathers.
These UV fiends are soaking up the rays on Prospect Tower at Tudor City in 1943—and I have a feeling not one of them is using any kind of sunblock.
Tudor City’s rooftop is clearly designed to host residents. What did New Yorkers do if they lived in a building without an official rooftop? Tar beach, of course!
[Photo: Wurts Brothers, MCNY, X2010.7.1.8408]
Source: FS – New York + Brooklyn