When the 2nd Avenue El Ran Through St. Mark’s

Posted on: October 25th, 2012 at 11:40 am by
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[Circa 1930s]One Boogie reader recently discovered this old-timey photo while sifting through the closet. It was apparently purchased twenty years ago, and shows the Second Avenue El cutting through the middle of the East Village. The junction of First Avenue and St. Mark’s Place, to be precise.

Theatre 80 is visible on the right (south); the building that now houses Stromboli Pizzeria is also in the frame.

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