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1847 Lower Manhattan Map
Monday, 21.02.2011

Historian John Brooks in his book Once in Golconda considered the turn of the 20th century period to have been Wall Street's heyday. The address of 23 Wall Street where the headquarters of J. P. Morgan & Company, known as The Corner, was the precise center, geographical as well as metaphorical, of financial America and even of the financial world.

Map depicting: 1847 map of Lower Manhattan, reproduced in Twelve Historical New York City Street and Transit Maps from 1860 to 1967.

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