The New Brighton tenement collapse killed 19 on August 11, 1937. An intense storm caused the collapse and a flood washed away debris.
The 1896 eastern North America heat wave would kill over 1,500 people — despite being one of the lesser-known events in NYC history.
Did you know that Trinity Church is one of the largest landowners in New York City? Its been converting the Hudson Square/Tribeca area since the 1920s.