Brooklyn Bridge Park didn't begin construction until just a few years ago, in 2008. Since then, it's transformed into a gorgeous oasis with expansive views of Lower Manhattan, with a pedestrian bridge, soccer fields, and perfect picnic spots. But what did it look like in the mid-1970s, before residents of DUMBO even started to call the neighborhood by that acronym? (That didn't happen until around 1978.) Click through for a look of the Brooklyn Bridge Park area of Fulton Ferry in 1975, courtesy of the Brooklyn Historic Society and their amazing new archives at Brooklyn Visual Heritage.
14 Photos Of The Brooklyn Bridge Park Area From The '70s
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