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Incredible Photos Trace The History Of Lower Manhattan

Charlie Chaplin promoting Liberty Bonds at a pep rally on Wall Street, April 1918


The aftermath of the Wall Street Bombing, September 16th, 1920


A group of "newsies" on February 12th, 1908



The pastry counter at a Syrian restaurant in Little Syria in the 1920s


Traders bidding at the New York Curb Market, 1925


People gathered along Cortlandt Street's Radio Row, circa 1940



A woman tossing ticker tape over a balcony during the celebration of Germany's surrender, May 7th 1945


A model of the proposed Brooklyn-Battery Bridge, 1939


Senator John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy on October 18th, 1960, a month before he won the presidency


Shop owners protesting the demolition of Radio Row, July 13th, 1962


Architect Minoru Yamasaki & Governor Nelson Rockefeller view a model of the World Trade Center, January 16th, 1964


Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy with a fishmonger at the Fulton Fish Market, September 2nd, 1964



The demolition of Radio Row, 1967


Daredevil Philippe Petit walking the wire between the Twin Towers, August 7th, 1974


9/11


One of site master planner Daniel Libeskind's early sketches of new WTC, 2002


Workers on the glass roof of the Oculus, 2015


The new WTC and 9/11 Memorial, May 2018