Broad Street in 1952

Broad Street looking south from Wall Street. Photograph taken in October 1952 by Angelo Rizzuto (1906-1967). Source: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.

The New York Stock Exchange is to the right. The adjoining building, at 20 Broad Street, was replaced a few year later by a skyscraper. In the 20th century, Broad Street became a canyon of skyscrapers. After 9/11, 2001, most part of Broad Street and Wall Street was closed to motor vehicle traffic.

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