The Evolving City
|Manhattan Skyline from Dumbo, 1978.|
|The Manhattan skyline during World War I, proving that this particular view has been preferred for over a hundred years. Looks uncannily similar, doesn't it? Note the Woolworth Building, completed in 1913, serving as the center point that the World Trade Center later filled (Shorpy).|
|This is a view of the Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn showing part of the Manhattan skyline in 1939. Already, the Woolworth Building has been dwarfed by other buildings. Credit: Associated Press.|
|Standard recent postcard view from the same location.|
|Manhattan skyline from Dumbo recently ca. 2020 (Google Earth).|
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