Posts Tagged ‘Roosevelt Street’

1892: Rosy the Manatee and 90 Swans-a-Swimming on New York’s Roosevelt Street

Posted: 3rd December 2015 by The Hatching Cat in Uncategorized

Once upon a time, before New York City’s “deep East Side” was razed to make way for new public housing projects, there was a little colonial-era street just north of the Brooklyn Bridge called Roosevelt Street, where Donald Burns sold wild animals.