The United Nations in New York

The brand-new United Nations Headquarters, built on 17 acres along the East River in 1949-1950, as depicted in a postwar technicolor postcard.

These are the only 17 acres in New York City that are considered international territory—under the jurisdiction of the United States, that is. 

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4 Responses to “The United Nations in New York”

  1. Mamay Says:

    Nice & unique design postcard.

  2. Medevac1969 Says:

    Show you how much the world has changed since then. Now, in 2011, we would like the the UN needs to relocate to another country. They usurped our good will for too long.

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