32 Photos Of New York City In 1973

40 years ago the newly constructed World Trade Center loomed large over Lower Manhattan.

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Cars at the entrance to the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

Completed in 1950, it is the longest underwater vehicular tunnel in North America.

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The historic St. Paul's Chapel on Broadway and Wall Street. Behind loom the towers of the recently completed World Trade Center.

The church was completed in 1766.