Anyway, here's one of the photos... the Bowery and East First Street circa 1938...
MCNY via Gothamist]
Reminded us that we posted a now-and-then of this corner back in May... Here's that post again:
Our new friends over at NYC Corners launched their site last month... Per their description:
Whenever possible, we will show side-by-side photos of a particular street corner taken years or decades apart... and that's when the real magic happens.
And here's one of particular interest: the southeast corner of East First Street and the Bowery circa 1942 and today...