I was recently scanning some family photos when I came across a fantastically lined up pair of images that depict the before/during construction images of 4 New York Plaza being built in 1967. The photos were taken from my grandmother’s workplace at 40 Wall St.
After some color adjustments, here they are: (click and drag the arrows to see the differences).
I then tried to line up the images to today’s Google Earth imagery. The height is off but you get the idea. There’s obviously been a lot of building since.