Bird’s-eye Brooklyn

Posted on 8 June 2013

Birds-eye Brooklyn

Details of four bird’s-eye views of Brooklyn before, during, and after the construction of the borough’s namesake bridge, which turned 130 years old this year. Clockwise from upper left, the dates are 1850s, 1876, 1874, and 1905.

(Lithographs from the Library of Congress.)

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