Before Manhattan, there was Mannahatta.
Immersive soundscapes compare today's urban cacophony to the island Henry Hudson encountered in 1609. History unearths wonder in the green heart of New York.
From Calling Thunder: The Unsung History of New York
More at: unsung.nyc
*Created by David Al-Ibrahim
*Soundscapes by Bill McQuay with the Cornell Lab of Ornithology
*Informed by Eric Sanderson and the Welikia Project with the Wildlife Conservation Society
*Narrated by Emily Kron
*Supported through a fellowship with A+E Networks and the NYC Media Lab
*Sounds from the Cornell Lab of Ornithology’s Macaulay Library