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Pre-WTC: 1908

Pre-WTC: 1908

New York, 1908. Hudson Terminal Buildings at 30-50 Church Street showing cemetery and construction of elevated railway. View full size. Irving Underhill photo. The complex was razed in 1971 to make way for 5 World Trade Center.

 

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You can see just a glimspe

You can see just a glimspe of the fabled and demolished Singer Tower in the upper left corner.. love that building. Demolished 1967.
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Look at the…

…shapes of those buildings! Underhill tilted the lens plane to get the verticals of all the buildings actually vertical, but look how distorted it is on the left.

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