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  1. Don’t forget the great fire of 1835:
    “New York’s Great Fire of 1835 destroyed much of lower Manhattan on a December night so frigid that volunteer firemen were unable to battle the walls of flame as water froze in their hand-pumped fire engines.

    By the following morning, most of the present day financial district of New York City was reduced to smoking rubble. ”


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