Goodbye Carnegie Deli, and goodbye 2016

On Friday, Carnegie Deli, a true New York City landmark in Midtown Manhattan, shuttered its doors for the final time.  After 79 years of bringing the best of Jewish deli culture to New Yorkers and international travelers alike, the family-owned business said goodbye.  To have an idea of how much the Carnegie Deli was a part of New York City culture, historic and new, you simply have to take a look around the small but warm dining room.  Covering the walls are countless autographed photographs of visitors and lovers of Carnegie Deli, from Old Hollywood stars, international political figures, to today’s Instagram icons.

Stillness in the dining room before the start of the last opening day

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