[WATCH] The Evolution of Lower Manhattan's Skyline From 1903 Through Present Day

With a new building constructed or replaced almost every year, the Lower Manhattan skyline is constantly under flux. In this informative animated video rendering from COMMERCIAL Café, see the highlights of the Lower Manhattan skyline evolution from 1903 through present day.

New York has long been a vibrant city with persistent energy and a unique competitive streak. Growing from a humble Seventeenth Century settlement into America’s largest metropolis, NYC has developed many defining features, the most distinguished of which is perhaps its impressive skyline, which boasts the largest collection of skyscrapers in the Western Hemisphere. [… Here] we map the upward evolution of Downtown Manhattan from the early 1900s through today.

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