Gotham: New York. December 15, 1931. "River House, 52nd Street and East River. Cloud study, noon, looking south from 27th floor." 5x7 safety negative by the prolific architectural photographer Samuel H. Gottscho.
New York City c.1900 The modern, automobile-focused, climate-controlled, massively indoor American city is radically different from what every other generation of human since the time of Jericho has understood by the word “city”.