The pizza slice rule

In 1965, a slice of pizza ran you 15 cents. One subway token in 1965 also costs 15 cents. So the adage about the two prices paralleling each other throughout the decades seems to hold true. And now that a slice goes for $2.50 and even higher, we’re obviously in for a fare increase.

Photo from The New Inside Guide to Greenwich Village.

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4 Responses to “The pizza slice rule”

  1. stalherz Says:

    People were so put together in those days. It’s early and the sun is not yet up. About to write but checked out your site for some pics first.

    Thanks for the comment.


  2. Brian Fidelman Says:

    How much for an unlimited 30-day pizza pass?

  3. Jim Says:

    What the name of the pizza shop on the corner of Bleaker and McDougal in 1965. 25 cents a sloce.

  4. New York’s iconic old-school pizza signs | Ephemeral New York Says:

    […] to pay homage to the classic corner pizza parlor and pizzeria restaurant, where a slice of cheese generally costs the same as a subway ride and the store signage screams no-frills […]

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