Vintage Photograph Shows the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building in Downtown Brooklyn in 1929

Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building, Downtown Brooklyn, 1929
Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building, Downtown Brooklyn, 1929
Photo: r/brooklyn

This great vintage aerial photograph shows the Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building in 1929, the year it finished construction and opened to the public. Once the tallest building in Brooklyn, it held the title all the way until 2010, and it currently the 6th tallest at 514 feet. Here is a Google StreetView of the building from the same angle as it appears today, although at ground-level:

via reddit

Williamsburgh Savings Bank Building
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