New York City Skyline – 1916
This panoramic view of lower Manhattan was taken from the Staten Island Ferry in 1916. Looking north towards the Battery in New York harbor you can see the development of the skyline.
Among the tall buildings seen here at the southern tip of Manhattan are: the Washington Building, Bowling Green Building, the Woolworth Building, the Equitable Building and the Bankers Trust Building.
On the right are the Ferry Terminal and the Brooklyn Bridge.