This image, found on Reddit, offers a view of New York city's skyline from the Brooklyn Bridge. With shots from 1876, 1932 and 1988, you can see the change over the years. The last section is a guess on what the skyline could look like next year.
Assuming there is a next year, of course. Also, fans of The Wire will appreciate this comment on the original Reddit post:
The docks have really dried up - those poor Sobotkas