Edges of the City

1919 | December 2, 2011

Jacob Riis, the Mulberry bend: 1890, 1919. Museum of the City of New York, the Jacob A Riis collection (Page, 68)

Tenements of “Lung Block” (named so because of the prevalence of tuberculosis among inhabitants) along the East River, where Knickerbocker village now stands.

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