Before it was all high rises and condos for the 1% (and we don’t mean the milk), New York had a unique history. You won’t believe these old images of the “Big Apple”.
The New York City we know and love in it’s present state.
(New York City, 2014)
In this photo from 2010 you can see cranes everywhere, building high rises and condos for the 1% (and we don’t mean the Greek Yogurt).
(Battery Park, 2010)
Do you remember in the 90’s when New York was just those weird Japanese gardens??
(Central Park, 1997)
The Lower East Side was hit worst during the Great Flood of 1988.
Can you believe people used to live on Roosevelt Island!?
(Roosevelt Island, 1972)
The Empire State Building was built in a record 3 weeks back in 1929.
(Ellis Island, 1929)
Hard to believe this cougar once prowled where now stands a Jaguar dealership, on the West Side Highway, owned by Bobcat Goldthwait.
(West Side Highway and 14th St., 1208)
Far Rockaway Beach almost 2000 years ago..
(Far Rockaway Beach. 23 A.D.)