WHERE AM I?

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I’m on a street they used to call a turnpike.





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11 Responses to WHERE AM I?

  1. Metropolitan Avenue, looking west from River Street. The four stacks on the other side of the river are part of the ConEd plant at E 14 Street and the FDR Drive. Metropolitan Avenue was formerly the Williamsburgh and Jamaica Turnpike.

  2. Jonathan R. Zuckerman says:

    The road seems to end rather abruptly. Was there a bridge here at one time?

  3. therealguyfaux says:

    Although, considering the general state of repair, you’d be forgiven if you would have guessed the NJ Turnpike.

    • Tal Barzilai says:

      You would have been right if this was facing the Hudson River, but this happens to be the East River, and I know that by the skyline that is being shown.

      • FivePoint says:

        Whoosh… I imagine the original commenter was making a joke with regards to the neglected state of the New Jersey turnpike.

  4. jerry says:

    from Wikipedia list of East River ferries:

    North Second Street Ferry: Rivington Street Metropolitan Avenue, Williamsburg ca. 1805 – ca. 1815

  5. FNY Fan Skip says:

    Fire lane?

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