Pell Street, Chinatown, New York City

Looking down Pell Street in Chinatown, around 1900-1910.  Image courtesy of the Library of Congress, Detroit Publishing Company Collection.


The same scene in 2014:


Taken from the intersection of Doyers Street, this scene on Pell Street in New York’s Chinatown, this scene is taken from almost the same spot as the photos in this post, just turned about 90 degrees to the right. Several of the buildings are the same, including the ones on either side of the photo, and Pell Street remains at the center of Chinatown.

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