Below are a number of photographs of Tehran’s districts, avenues, radio stations, traditional venues, recreation areas and airport as they appeared in the 1950s. Readers may find these previous postings of interest as well:
- Maps and Photos of Old Tehran
- Photos of Old Tehran: 1848 to 1864
- Photos of Old Tehran: 1920s-1940s (Part I)
- Photos of Old Tehran: 1920s-1940s (Part II)
Darband and Elahiye district in 1957.
Parks & Recreation
The Saadi Theatre – note patrons checking showtimes at panel. The smaller sign situated just at the right of theatre sign is “Bank e Melli Iran” (National Bank of Iran) (Photo from Getty Images – Published in Avaxnews.com).
Snapshots of some of Tehran’s Major Avenues in the 1950s
Saadi Avenue in 1951.
A Tehran schoolgirl in the early 1950s at a vocational training school for seamstresses (Photo by Three Lions/Getty Images). She is studying a physics book.
Snapshots of some of Tehran’s Traditional Venues and Shopping Districts
Tehran’s International Mehrabad Airport