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Stone Street

Stone Street
In the early days of New York City when it was still New Amsterdam, the early 1600s, all the streets were unpaved and just had a dirt surface. The residents in this area complained about the condition of this street in particular. And so it was in the 1650s, it became the first paved street of the whole city. And this new cobblestone surface led to the name of the street, Stone Street. Well, it used to run all the way from Hanover Square here right away to Broadway.But then they constructed this huge great office tower here right in the middle of the street, right on top of it and that split it into two halves. This half here, they pedestrianized and kept with the tradition of having the cobblestone surface.
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