wavz13: Welcome to the good old days. The World Trade Center hovers over a forest of rotting 19th century railroad piers at Exchange Place. Feels like doomsday. Jersey City. March 1977.
wavz13: Welcome to Lower Manhattan, 1856 style! Before photography, cities would hire artists to draw to-scale representations. This is a crop of a much larger image. On the bottom, it states "Sketched and Drawn on Stone by C. Parsons.
wavz13: Wild sunflowers and a single cricket loom over the World Trade Center and the Lower Manhattan Skyline across the Hudson River. Taken from Liberty State park in Jersey City. June 2020