Flashback to Clinton and Delancey in the 1970s [PHOTOS]

Posted on: December 19th, 2013 at 11:06 am by

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Clinton and Delancey 1970s, Photo: Cameron Armstrong

The north-side intersection of Delancey and Clinton Streets is notorious for being a dangerous crossing point. Indeed, we all remember too well the loss of 13-year-old Dashane Santana in January 2012. That single event prompted the DOT to finally implement changes to the traffic pattern along this dangerous stretch.

Let’s now take a quick trip back to this spot in the 1970s.

Thanks to photographer Cameron Armstrong, we have a time capsule look at a corner that remains somewhat unchanged to this day. Where a mobile phone store today peddles wireless junk, a coffee and donuts spot reigned. And how about them cobbled streets?

Soak it all up.

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