Day 619

The Old and the New

September 9th, 2013

This is one of two short remaining stretches of Old New Utrecht Road, a thoroughfare that dates back before 1850. The road has been wiped out between 14th and 17th Avenues, but vestiges of its former route running diagonally across the street grid can be found in aerial images: heading south from 14th Avenue, look for the handful of buildings with oddly angled midblock walls that would have once fronted the road.

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