Tag: NYC

Tracking Brokerages in Post Civil War New York

5-24-16 For many years, the city of New York has been the center of financial endeavors in the United States. Wall Street and the financial district has revolutionized trade and holds much power when it comes to world stock exchange. From its humble beginnings of merely being the street along which the wall of New Amsterdam ran, to the present…

The Development of the Elevated Railroad in New York City

1870-1900 The railroad system in New York City saw a fantastic boom in the era after the Civil War. At the same time, other parts of the city were also seeing enormous growth and change. The introduction of the railroad to the city allowed for more movement and freedom to travel farther distances without walking. For this project I am…