Photo: Sheepshead Bay, 1943

Courtesy of Gothamist

Gothamist dug up 14 old Life Magazine photos of Brooklyn from 1943. Among them was this shot of Sheepshead Bay. It makes me long for an irregular shaped watefront, naturally-hemmed, instead of our cold, sterile bulkheads and cement piers. Can anyone figure out the location? If I had to guess, I’d say this is over by Knapp Street, and that’s Gerritsen Beach in the background. But what do I know?


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