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Title [Aerial View, Red Hook, Governor's Island and Buttermilk Channel]
Collection Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1973.5.92
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Date 1956 ca.
Description Aerial view showing the Brooklyn neighborhoods of Red Hook, Cobble Hill, Downtown Brooklyn, Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO. Also showing Governors Island, lower Manhattan, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Manhattan Bridge.

Air view of Buttermilk Channel and the East River showing existing narrow piers to be replaced by the Port Authority in its seven-year, $85,000,000 improvement program. [printed on recto]

Presented by Port of N. Y. Authority 1956 [handwritten on verso].

Long Island Historical Society [stamped on verso].
Place Names Red Hook (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan (New York, N.Y.)
Cobble Hill (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Manhattan Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
DUMBO (New York, N.Y.)
Downtown Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Gowanus Expressway (New York, N.Y.)
Governors Island (New York, N.Y.)
Buttermilk Channel (N.Y.)
Subject Headings Aerial views
Wharves
Islands
River channels
Bridges
Docks
Waterfronts
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