Old Coast, New Coast

In this column, contributors use “rephotography”—historical and present-day images taken from the same location—to tell visual stories about a stretch of the world's coastline.

Old Coast, New Coast: Petty Harbour, Newfoundland
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Remembering and revitalizing the “rooms” of a fishing village.

Old Coast, New Coast: Rio de Janeiro
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Botafogo Bay, a cornerstone of Rio since early colonial days, still looks lovely on the surface. The lead up to the 2016 Summer Olympics, however...

Old Coast, New Coast: Hong Kong
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Victoria Peak has long been a prime spot from which to witness Hong Kong’s dizzying evolution.

Old Coast, New Coast: Halifax Harbour
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One December morning, the world’s largest explosion tore through the heart of Halifax Harbour, Nova Scotia. The city grieved, rebuilt, and carried...

Old Coast, New Coast: Victoria, British Columbia
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Victoria’s harbor has hosted paddling rivalries and marked cultural milestones for generations.

Old Coast, New Coast: Sausalito, California
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Where the marginalized, the outsized—and the at times fictionalized—characters of the San Francisco Bay area lived, circa the 1960s.

Old Coast, New Coast: Doha, Qatar
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From ocean to desert and everything in between, unearthing Doha’s coastline in photographs.