Then-and-Now Video Shows Remarkable Changes in New York City Over Past Century Through Vintage Film

From its founding as [New Amsterdam]( in the 1620’s, New York City has always been a bustling hub for both America and the world. Nearly four centuries later, society has notably evolved and the City has with it.

In this video from our friends over at Business Insider, we can enjoy a side-by-side snippet of the some of the cultural and architectural differences in the City over the past 100 years.

In the early 20th century, cameras began documenting the liveliness of the city for the first time. A lot has changed since then, but the energy of New York remains the same.

via BI

Jessica Frelow

Jessica Frelow

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Jessica lives in Brooklyn. She is a lover of poetry, eating Mexican food and people watching in the city.

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