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Washington Street, NYC, New York by Berenice Abbott
Clotheslines vs. skyscrapers.
From "Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1935-1938," available through the NY Public Library Digital Gallery. (See also the book of the same name.)
Detail of this photo:

Construction old and new, from Washington Street #37, Manhattan. 					 					 	 					 	 					 					 					 						(August    12, 1936)                                                                     

Washington Street, NYC, New York
by Berenice Abbott

Clotheslines vs. skyscrapers.

From "Changing New York: Photographs by Berenice Abbott, 1935-1938," available through the NY Public Library Digital Gallery. (See also the book of the same name.)

Detail of this photo:

Construction old and new, from Washington Street #37, Manhattan. (August 12, 1936)                                                                     

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