City of New York, Perspective Map - 1876


Panoramic illustration of the City of New York not drawn to scale. Contributors: Parsons & Atwater, Currier & Ives. Published by Currier & Ives, New York, ©1876. Source: Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

It shows points of interest, including the Post Office, City Hall, Battery Park and more. The Brooklyn Bridge was still under construction at the time and was opened to traffic on May 24, 1883. Below, enlargement of the center of image.

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Notable buildings in Lower Manhattan including some early skyscrapers in the City, like the Tribune, the Equitable Building, the Western Union, the Mutual Life Building. The terminal of the Brooklyn Bridge is represented here, but the Bridge was opened to traffic years later, in 1883.

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