Williamsburg, Then and Now


As part of a series to look at how various neighborhoods around the city have changed since 1940, The Times ran this chart on Williamsburg. The biggest thing that strikes us is how much lower the overall population is now, though we suspect those numbers have gone up quite a bit in just the last couple of years with all the new residential buildings that have opened.
A Look at New York City, From 1940 to Today [NY Times]

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