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Hudson River Brick Makers

A look at when the Hudson River Valley was the largest brick making center in the world in the late 19th & early 20th centuries, employing thousands in towns up and down the Hudson. Weaving together historic photos, film footage and interviews, Hudson River Brick Makers tracks the rise and fall of brick making from the days of Dutch settlement to 2002, when the last Hudson River brick yard closed.
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  • http://gravatar.com/bethgreenwald14 beth

    I loved the old Bowery, having grown up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side in the 1960′s and early 70”s. The more it became populous with upscale tenants the less character was left.