Knowing the history of a city is one thing, but seeing it as it was 'back in the day' is something else entirely. These photographers have tracked down archived snaps of their cities and hit the streets to recreate the same forgotten landscapes in the modern age, to incredible results...
Sydney is a relatively young city when compared to European cities, but in the last couple hundred years Australia’s biggest city has done A LOT of growing.
The capital city of Hungary has a long history. Overlooking the Danube river, it’s seen Celts, Romans, Mongals and two World Wars. But Budapest is healed and thriving as a trendy metropolis.
In old London town history is evident everywhere, but long gone are the horse and carts (sadly!)…
Piccadilly Circus, Coronation day, June 1953. Crowds gather to witness the Coronation procession of Elizabeth II. The coronation went ahead in Westminster Abbey on 2 June 1953, and at the Queen's request, the entire ceremony was televised throughout the Commonwealth, and watched by an estimated twenty million people. #londonthenandnow #london #uk #past #future #timetravel #oldtimes #city #citylife #lon #picadilly #circus #1953 #elizabeth #queen #londonbus #bus
New York, United States of America
Start spreading the news… New York was once a port! You would never know to look at it now with the skyscrapers and fabulous boutiques that the Big Apple was once an industrial hub.
Toronto‘s rich history is a must-see when heading to Canada. Making way for new architecture, seeing the old buildings that once stood proudly on the streets and their replacements will tell you a visual story no book ever could.
Norway‘s capital has always been known for it’s public gardens, and while that hasn’t changed, the infrastructure around the city certainly has…