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A Look at New York City of the 1970s Through the Manhattan Bridge Tower in Brooklyn

Get a glimpse of New York City in the 1970s from the Manhattan Bridge Tower in Brooklyn. See what the city was like before it became Disney-like and clean, and much more gritty and crime-ridden. Explore the best American architecture that survives in her "worst" neighborhoods.
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Here is a beautiful image showing New York of the 1970s. That was a decade when the city was far less Disney-like and clean, and much more dirty, gritty, and crime-ridden. You’re looking at the Manhattan Bridge Tower from Brooklyn.

Manhattan Bridge Tower in Brooklyn, New York City, Framed through Nearby Buildings. Brooklyn Remains One of America’s Best Surviving Examples of a 19th Century City. The Project Shows the Great Bridges That Connect Brooklyn and Manhattan, the Traffic Streets, and Need and Use for Living Space and Beauty. Some of the Best American Architecture Survives in Her “Worst” Neighborhoods That Aren’t Demolished 06/1974

Source: U.S. National Archive

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