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6 South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport

South Street Seaport
Until the 1790s, there was water of the East River running right up to Pearl Street here. But the Dutch settlers, the original settlers of Manhattan Island of course, they decided to do a big land reclamation and started building new sections of land right out into the East River here. By 1815, they'd created three new blocks so they were all delimited by new streets of course. We had Water Street, and then Front Street, and South Street, all which remain today. If you take a walk around those streets, you can also find some of the oldest buildings left in Manhattan, and of course, a lot of Dutch architecture as well.
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