Downtown New York City and its soundscape. City streets with noises and music, marquees (including Heins and Bolet, Vim Radio, Kent, and Netson Radio), local transportation, and a construction site.
Filmed in 1929.
New York street scenes and noises--outtakes. Noise abatement.
Noise abatement tests in downtown New York City. A technician from the Noise Abatement Commission reports on the problem of noise pollution in the city and measures sound levels. He explains, "The noise in Times Square deprives us of 42% of our hearing....