Vintage Photograph Shows 1960s Lower Manhattan Skyline From BQE in Gowanus

Lower Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Gowanus, Brooklyn, 1960s
Lower Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in Gowanus, Brooklyn, 1960s
Photo: r/CityPorn

This great vintage photograph from the early 1960s shows the view from a car on the Brookyln-Queens Expressway while driving through Gowanus, Brooklyn, looking towards the Lower Manhattan skyline. Here is a Google StreetView from the same spot today:

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