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The Map That Made Manhattan

The Map That Made Manhattan

Update: 2019-12-035
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Manhattan is known for being a grid. But 200 years ago, it was a hilly, bucolic wilderness. The transformation all started with a secret map. And the reason was all about economics.
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The Map That Made Manhattan

The Map That Made Manhattan

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