The emergence of megacities

Wonderful photos of origin of the largest cities of the world, they show how it all started and where it is.
Many cities have kept within a decade to change beyond recognition.

Shanghai 1975






Shanghai 2008




Dubai 1991




Dubai 2005




Melbourne 1920




Melbourne 2010



Mexico 1950



Mexico 2010



Seoul 1960



Seoul 2010



Athens 1870



Athens 2005



Atlanta 1960



Atlanta 2010



Jakarta 1955



Jakarta 2005



Moscow 2004



Moscow 2011



Hong Kong 1970



Hong Kong 2008



Lanzhou 1980



Lanzhou 2008



New York 1930



New York 2010



Yokohama 1968



Yokohama 2006



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