On Sundays, I always feel a bit of nostalgia about New York, especially after my ritualistic Sunday New York Times read.  Today, I’m reminded of Ric Burns’ (see his Steeplechase Films site) terrific film series, New York; A Documentary which through various DVD’s covers 1609 to the present covering industrialization, commerce, media (the New York Herald), P. T. Barnum, Abraham Lincoln, The Brooklyn Bridge, the Great Depression, war on crime, Robert Moses, the Harlem Riots, 1939 Worlds Fair, the end of World War II and finally up to the day of sadness on 9.11.

Lower Manhattan.

Lower Manhattan.

This reminds me New York is a survival city.  Images below are from the film footage found on the PBS sight.

brooklyn bridge

brooklyn bridge.

world trade center images.

world trade center images.

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