Manhattan Avenue, like the rest of New York City, has seen a lot of changes since 1940, and here we’ve compiled a ‘before and after’ series of the northern stretch of the Avenue (past Greenpoint Avenue) using the 1940s NYC tax photo archives. Did you know there was a synagogue where C-Town now stands? Check it out:
990 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
1047 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
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