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Title [Construction of Brooklyn-Queens Expressway]
Collection Brooklyn photograph and illustration collection
Photographer Unknown
Image ID V1973.5.3216
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Date 1950 ca.
Description Southwestward view from the roadway during the construction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, near the Brooklyn Bridge approach in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Brooklyn Heights. Partial view of the Squibb manufacturing building in Brooklyn, and buildings in lower Manhattan. Old Fulton Street - now called Cadman Plaza West - is visible running beneath the expressway.

Historical. 118/9 / 136. 115%. Bklyn Hghts. Edus + Espl [handwritten on verso].
Place Names Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Heights (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Cadman Plaza West (New York, N.Y.)
Fulton Street (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Construction
Elevated highways
Express highways