Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/8/2012

What a difference a century makes: Pictures of New York skyline from 1876 show how it has been transformed with skyscrapers

It’s barely 150 years since New York was a bustling city of immigrants from across the world. But it seems that the skyline that once greeted visitors is virtually unrecognisable from the same scene in 1876. All that remains is the iconic Brooklyn Bridge which was just being built to connect two districts of the Big Apple. The changes are shown in a startling composite picture of the skyline over the decades, starting with 1876, going into 1932 and 1988 and finishing in 2013. for more click here

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