"Then-n-Now!"[Group Effort: Thanks Diane for the exclusive 1979 photo. Thanks Emily for the informative blurb]
In 2008, this Midtown East corner was the scene of a deadly crane collapse. Seven people were killed (including the crane operator) and 24 others were injured. A townhouse was crushed, cars were flattened, buildings were evacuated, and chaos ensued. The cause of the collapse was attributed to "a $50 piece of nylon that broke." But things are looking up. The flattened townhouse has since been renovated and recently listed for $4.25 million. And, four years and several lawsuits later, Crave Ceviche Bar reopened last week as Crave Fish Bar. (The Smith replaced Rite-Aid, which replaced the A&P supermarket.) CLICK TO ENLARGE
Nice before and after. Especially liked the commentary
That 'Emily' contributor posts the worst tweets ever. I followed her thinking she was NYC Corners Staff and I would get more Corners, all i got was 'Sample Sales' Food pictures, and crap about her boyfriend.
my grandfathers pharmacy was in this building in the 1950's
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