A scheme to remake New York includes filling in the East and Harlem Rivers, creating a new East River on the border of Brooklyn and Queens, and adding 100 miles of new waterfront to lower Manhattan, south of Jersey City and off Staten Island. Popular Science Monthly. January 1916.
"Imagine the value of this new land for docks, warehouses and business blocks! The tax assessments alone should make a fortune!"
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