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Wall Street skyscrapers from the top of Irving Trust Building looking east in June of 1938. Bankers Trust Building (Trowbridge & Livingston, 1912) is on foreground, on left. The 71-story Bank of Manhattan Building (Henry Craig Severance-Yasuo Matusi, 1930) is on the center dominating the skyline. 35-story setback pyramid 120 Wall Street Building(Ely Jacques Kahn, 1930) is on background, at right.

Photo: Berenice Abbott

Source: Bonnie Yochelson “Berenice Abbott: Changing New York” (New York, The New Press, The Museum of the City of New York. 2008).