Croton Reservoir in Central Park, 1874

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A detail from Watson’s New Map of New-York and Adjacent Cities. Published by Gaylord Watson, 16 Beekman St., 1874.

Another detail showing the distributing reservoir at 42nd Street and 5th Avenue (where the New York Public Library is today) is below.

The entire map is available online at David Rumsey.

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