March 23, 1960: It was a battle between man and pigeon on Park Avenue, where an agent from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals tried to capture three pigeons trapped in the Union Carbide Building, new at the time. The agent, Tom Morton, was able to net only one bird. “Two pigeons that somehow had got built into the skyscraper, along with air conditioning and escalators, proved slicker than people,” the article read. Photo: Ernie Sisto/The New York Times
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