Manhattan in Shades of Gray - gricketts
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Cloud City

A thick January morning fog covers the west side of Manhattan. From an apartment window, 51 stories up, one can see the taxis, with other vehicles, creep along Amsterdam Avenue heading uptown.

In 1808, John Randall, Jr. laid out the plans for New York City's street system. He designed a gridiron system of north-south avenues crossed at right angles by east-west streets. His gridiron spanned the area of east Houston Street to 155th Street. This system is still in use today.

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