Posts Tagged ‘East River at the turn of the century’

The Brooklyn Bridge: “the finest in the world”

April 12, 2011

So states the back of this undated postcard, based on a photo taken from the Brooklyn side of the bridge.

It’s a smoky, busy, glorious view. There’s the municipal building on the right, the Woolworth Building in the middle, the Singer Building to the left, and East River piers now used for recreation rather than shipping.