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Filmed in 1921, Manhatta reveals a typical day in Lower Manhattan in the early part of the 20th century. Painter Charles Sheeler and photographer Paul Strand created this silent film to discover the relationship between film and photography, while exploring their love the City. Just as it is today, the City is amidst endless chaos.

Video: 1920s New York

Boys working at their school's Victory Garden on 1st avenue, between 35th and 36th Streets in NYC. Circa 1944. From ModernFarmer.com

15 Vintage Victory Garden Pics

Urban Onions: 1942 June "New York. School victory garden on First Avenue between & streets." Photo by Edward Meyer, Office of War Information.

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The Forgotten Movie Theaters of Upper Manhattan

Passengers on a ferry plying the waters of the Hudson River travel past the Lower West Side of Manhattan. New York. 1914

Passengers on a ferry plying the waters of the Hudson River travel past the Lower West Side of Manhattan.

4/22 FDR Drive and Manhattan skyline. Photo by @marzenka

I haven't visited Manhattan in almost 10 years :(

BLDGBLOG: An Island No More

A novel idea on how to ease congestion from the Pave over the Hudson River.

Above-ground remnants of the Croton Aqueduct,

Above-ground remnants of the Croton Aqueduct

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