New York City's Eight Lost Islands

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8 Long Lost Islands That Used To Be Part of New York City
Photo: Curbed

As a natural archipelago, the area surrounding New York City has dozens of islands. Obviously there are the well-known ones: Manhattan, Long, Roosevelt, Governors, Staten etc… but there are several islands which once part of the City that no longer exist. Some of them were lost to landfill, or converted into bridge pylons, even destroyed by hurricanes. Check out the full write-up on Curbed to see the full history of the eight long lost NYC islands.

via Curbed

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Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their three dogs. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time working from a treadmill desk at home.

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