Monday, February 16, 2015

Valuable lots to be sold in the neighborhood — in 1836

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Something from the Museum of the City of New York.

Here's the description:

Valuable Lots to be Sold by Jas. Bleecker & Sons on Thursday 19th of May 1836

Map of area from 6th to 8th Streets betwen 1st and 4th Avenue.

Missing from the description: There goes the neighborhood!

Check out more from the Museum's collection right here ... and all available for purchase.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

this is fun, everyone should make the trek to the Museum of New York, even if you are only here for the years between grad school and second child. And jacking up our rent. I'll visit your suburban museum next time I escape the island, promise.