Way before the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge connected the two boroughs, New Yorkers dreamed up ways on how to get from Brooklyn to Staten Island without taking a ferry. This 1910 proposal published in the New-York Tribune detailed a pan to build a "Boulevard under the sea", a massive 10-lane tunnel for rail, trolleys, carriages, and even the brand new horseless-carriages, a.k.a. automobiles.
Learn all about the plan in this recent article from our friends at 6sqft.
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