Real Estate NYC skyline: See old photos of the cityscape through the years By amNY.com staff Updated July 28, 2016 1:05 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The New York City skyline is both iconic and ever-changing. From the days of the early skyscrapers to the Twin Towers, and now, One World Trade Center, the city skyline has always captured the attention of tourists and New Yorkers alike. Scroll down to see old photos of the New York City skyline. View from the Empire State Building Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images People admire the city from the terrace roof of the Empire State Building in December 1946. Night view from the Empire State Building Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images A nighttime view of the city from the terrace roof of the Empire State Building in December 1946. Blackout of 1977 Photo Credit: Newsday / Dan Neville The New York City skyline, as seen from News Point, Queens, is dark during a blackout on July 13, 1977. Rowing near lower Manhattan Photo Credit: Newsday / Jessica Brandi Lifland Rick Shalvoy, during his Row for a Cure voyage, passes by Manhattan on Aug. 17, 1997. The Brooklyn Bridge Photo Credit: Newsday / Bruce Gilbert The New York City skyline, including lower Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge, as seen on July 19, 1992. The Twin Towers and Brooklyn and Manhattan bridges Photo Credit: Newsday / Jim Cummins The Brooklyn Bridge, left, the Manhattan Bridge, right, and the Twin Towers are seen from Brooklyn on March 19, 1991. The Brooklyn Bridge Photo Credit: Newsday / Dan Neville View of the Brooklyn Bridge and the New York City skyline as seen from Brooklyn on April 7, 1983. Winter skyline Photo Credit: Newsday / George Argeroplos A snowy New York City skyline with the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge in the foreground on Jan. 21, 1987. Blue sky and clouds over lower Manhattan Photo Credit: Newsday / Bruce Gilbert The lower Manhattan skyline on a partly cloudy day as seen from the Hudson River on June 6, 1991. Lower Manhattan skyline from Brooklyn Photo Credit: Newsday / John Williams A couple spends time together looking at the New York City skyline from the Brooklyn waterfront on April 20, 1986. View from Battery Park City Photo Credit: Newsday / Jim Cummins Couples walking in Battery Park City on Jan. 23, 1989. View of NYC from the Statue of Liberty Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Paul Demaria The New York City skyline is seen in the background as workers remove scaffolding from around the torch of the Statue of Liberty on Dec. 17, 1985. Lower Manhattan after the 9/11 terror attacks Photo Credit: Newsday / Mayita Mendez A cloudy day on the Hudson River with the Manhattan skyline missing the Twin Towers on Sept. 14, 2001, just days after the 9/11 terror attacks. Lower Manhattan with Twin Towers missing Photo Credit: Newsday / John Paraskevas The view of lower Manhattan as seen from a commercial airplane on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2001, less than a month after the Twin Towers fell during the 9/11 terror attacks. NYC skyline goes dark Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt Cars drive over the Brooklyn Bridge beside a blacked-out New York City skyline during a massive power outage that stretched across the Northeast on Aug. 14, 2003. By amNY.com staff Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.