Check Out This 1913 Engineer's Plan to Fill in the East River

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In a 1913 issue of Popular Science Monthly, an article appeared which included this crazy plan for increasing the livable area in the City.

An Engineers Plan to Make New York Bigger — A bird’s eye view of the Really Greater New York as it will appear if Dr. T. Kennard Thompson’s project is completed. The black spaces show new land of immense value recovered from the harbor and the East River

via /r/nyc

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