The crane and wrecking ball is getting into position in the middle of the intersection of Perry and Washington Streets. The building west of the trestle on the right was the headquarters of the Spanish-language newspaper “La Prensa”. Its sign appears on the corner of the building.

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Date
1962
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Images were taken by Peter H. Fritsch and donated by Nick Fritsch
Citation
"High Line Demolition- looking west on Perry Street" Village Preservation (GVSHP) Image Archive, accessed Oct 21, 2020, https://www.villagepreservation.org/ia_image/high-line-demolition-looking-west-on-perry-street/.