Tip of Manhattan, circa 1940


Lower Manhattan, seen from the air, looking toward the north

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Tip of Manhattan, circa 1940

This view of Manhattan shows Battery Park in the foreground and was taken after a burst of skyscraper construction on the island that produced some of the City’s most iconic buildings. Prominent buildings from Left to Right across the image are Rockefeller Center, the Empire State Building, the NY Telephone Company Building (140 West St.), the Chrysler Building, the Downtown Club (20 West St.), the Woolworth Building (233 Broadway), the Singer Building (149 Broadway, demolished 1968), the Equitable Building (120 Broadway), the Bank of New York Building (1 Wall St.), the Manhattan Municipal Building (1 Centre St.), the Bankers Trust Building (14 Wall St.), the Standard Oil Building (26 Broadway), the Trust Company of America Building (37 Wall St.), the Manhattan Trust Building (40 Wall St.),City Bank-Farmers Trust Building (20 Exchange St.), and 60 Wall Tower (70 Pine St.)

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Unframed, Black

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