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Simulation Of New York City In The Year 1609 Takes Internet By Storm

Simulation Of New York City In The Year 1609 Takes Internet By Storm
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Updated 7 months ago

For most New Yorkers, 2007's I Am Legend was part sci-fi horror and part real estate fantasy. Share 600 square feet with three roommates long enough and eventually a mansion in post-apocalyptic Manhattan doesn't sound too bad. While the film gave us a vision of what New York might look like after everyone is gone, one picture is giving Twitter users a glimpse of what it looked like before we got here.

The tweet from History In Pictures brought out all the jokers:

Many wondered if New York would have been better off left alone:

But one user was thinking like a real New Yorker. Real estate, real estate, real estate.

H/T: Twitter