Littoral New York

[Image: This surreal, Planet of the Apes-like image, taken in 1982, shows sand dunes seemingly at the foot of the World Trade Center towers, when Manhattan’s Battery Park was still a beach; photo by Robin Holland, via Tribeca Trib and Curbed NY].

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  1. I remember the World Trade Center from back in the late 70s. There literally was a white sand beach along the Hudson right outside it. It reminded me of the old stories about New Amsterdam with the sand sellers who sold fresh sand for cleaning floors.

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