Littoral New York

[Image: This surreal, Planet of the Apes-like image, taken in 1982, shows sand dunes seemingly at the foot of the World Trade Center towers, when Manhattan's Battery Park was still a beach; photo by Robin Holland, via Tribeca Trib and Curbed NY].

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Blogger Kaleberg said...

I remember the World Trade Center from back in the late 70s. There literally was a white sand beach along the Hudson right outside it. It reminded me of the old stories about New Amsterdam with the sand sellers who sold fresh sand for cleaning floors.

June 02, 2013 11:13 PM  

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