1940s Manhattan Avenue in Photos

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:

903 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
903 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
897 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
897 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
921 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

897 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
955 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
955 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

990 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
990 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

990 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

994 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

994 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

972 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

972 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

1002 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1002 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

1001 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1001 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

1026 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1026 Manhattan Ave. in 2012 (via Google Maps)

1041 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1041 Manhattan Ave. in 2012 (via Google Maps)

1056 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1056 Manhattan Ave. in 2015 (via Google Maps)

1047 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
1047 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1047 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

1071 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)

1071 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
1109 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
1109 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
1162 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
1162 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)
1149 Manhattan Ave. in 1940 (via NYC tax photo archives)
1149 Manhattan Ave. in 2018 (via Google Maps)

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3 Comments

  1. Pauline Schoka Gura says:

    2512 Freeman Street and Manhattan Avenue

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  2. Paulie Gee says:

    Love how the liquor store is still a liquor store.

    Reply
  3. paul says:

    great shots…

    Reply

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