23 Mind-Blowing Real Estate Photos From Long Ago

The world has changed a lot over the past 150 years. Do you recognize any of these famous places by how they used to look?

1. One Times Square, Under Construction in New York City (1903)

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2. Ruins of the Chicago Fire (1871)

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3. A Bustling Downtown Detroit, Michigan (1916)

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View of the Hotel Pontchartrain and Cadillac Square

4. A Vertical Parking Lot in Chicago (1932)

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5. Park Avenue, New York City (1964)

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6. The Aftermath of a Detonated Truck Bomb on Wormwood Street in London (April 1993)

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7. The Draining and Cleaning of the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy (1956)

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8. Big Ben from the Inside - London, England (1920)

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9. Dakota Internment Camp, Fort Snelling, Minnesota (1862)

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10. Explosion During the Battle of Dublin (June 1922)

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11. Street in the French Quarter, New Orleans (1880s)

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12. A less famous picture of the Rockefeller Center Workers shown in “Lunch atop a Skyscraper”, New York City (1932)

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13. German Soldiers Watching the Bombing of Rotterdam, Netherlands (May 1940)

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14. The Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C. (1917)

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Work is underway to turn this site into a 2,000-foot-long reflecting pool.

15. Iron Worker in Chicago, Illinois (1969)

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16. The Ruins of Warsaw, Poland (1945)

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17. Moving a 7,600 ton apartment building to create a boulevard in Romania (1987)

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18. First Photograph of a Person in Paris, France (1838)

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19. Tokyo, Japan after World War II (1945)

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20. Oldest Known Photograph of New York City, Showing the Upper West Side (1848)

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21. Oldest Aerial Photograph of Boston, Massachusetts (1860)

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Taken from a balloon at 2,066 feet in the air.

22. First Known Picture of Denver, Colorado (1860)

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23. The First Rockefeller Christmas Tree, New York City (1931)

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