Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Essex Street 75 Years Ago

The Sperr Collection gives us a remarkable view of the PS 20 site of 75 years ago. I wasn't aware that there was a widening of Essex Street that required the demolition of some of the buildings on the eastern side. I knew there was demolition due to the construction of the Essex Street market. Interesting that the demolition on the western side (between Stanton and Houston has never been reconstructed (the area where the parking lot now resides. Here's a slide show.

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