IN OUR CURRENT ISSUE: Better Than Ice

Waterfront from Pier 19, East River. August 12, 1936. Museum of the City of New York Photography Collection.Photo by Berenice Abbott.

In our current issue, Melanie Bower delves into the history of modern refrigeration–the chilly invention that changed the way folks in the city ate.  Read her story here for more on ice peddling, refrigerated train cars and produce from afar.

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