A Fascinating Compilation of the Oldest Known Recognizable Footage of New York City

Yestervid, the video service that researches and sources historical footage to “spice them up for a new generation” has put together a fascination compilation of the oldest known recognizable footage of New York City with the addition of helpful maps to show the exact location.

The oldest and most incredible footage of New York City ever, including where the WTC would be built. With added maps carefully researched to show where the camera was. 28 shots of classic footage with a new twist and a new soundtrack. This collection of footage was taken between 1896 and 1905 and shows various places around New York City, all identifiable by location on a map.

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