Incredible Vintage Photograph Shows Aerial View of Lower Manhattan in 1931

New York, 1931
New York, 1931
Photo: r/nyc

This incredible vintage photograph shows an aerial view of the Lower Manhattan cityscape, rivers and docks all from above in 1931. Hardly any of the docks remain today, either removed or filled in with landfill to create parks and roads. Here is a view of how the same approximate angle looks today:

New York City, 2014
New York City, 2014
Photo: Lucas Jackson

via r/nyc

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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