Hudson's Kill : The Indicator from Planet MoneyBack in the early 1800s, Manhattan was a wild, sparsely populated place, but it was just about to be developed big-time. There was a lot of money to be made knowing what would go where.
We think of Manhattan as a bustling, crowded city. But back in the early 1800s, it was mostly wild: swamps, meadows, bears, bats. That all started to change with the drawing of a new map - a map that would lay out the economic future of the city. Today on the show, the map that made Manhattan.