60 Photos Showing How 7-Eleven Has Rapidly Taken Over New York City

They’re everywhere.

There are 35 7-Elevens currently open in Manhattan.
30 of those have opened in the past 7 years.
23 have opened in the past 5 years.
And 12 have opened in the past 2 years.

In an interview with NY Magazine called “How 7-Eleven Plans To Put The Bodega Out Of Business”, Sean Duffy, 7-Eleven’s corporate senior vice-president of development said, “It’s part of an overall growth strategy. We saw an opportunity in Manhattan—huge traffic counts, huge pedestrian traffic, [and] the need for convenience.”

So basically they’re saying New Yorkers want this.

Using Google Maps’ new street view time machine, here’s photos of what used to be where all those 7-Eleven’s are now.

2. 8th Avenue and 25th Street: August 2011

3. 8th Avenue and 25th Street: August 2013

4. 5th Avenue and 23rd Street: May 2009

5. 5th Avenue and 23rd Street: August 2013

6. 3rd Avenue and 20th Street: September 2007

7. 3rd Avenue and 20th Street: August 2013

8. 14th Street Between 2nd and 3rd Avenue: May 2009

9. 14th Street Between 2nd and 3rd Avenue: August 2013

10. The Bowery: September 2007

11. The Bowery: August 2013

12. Grand Street: September 2007

13. Grand Street: August 2013

14. Church Street: September 2007

15. Church Street: August 2013

16. John Street: April 2009

17. John Street: August 2013

18. Broadway between Worth and Duane Street: April 2009

19. Broadway between Worth and Duane Street: August 2012

20. Lafayette and Canal Street: April 2009

21. Lafayette and Canal Street: August 2012

22. Delancey Street: August 2008

23. Delancey Street: October 2013

24. West 3rd Street between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street: June 2011

25. West 3rd Street between 6th Avenue and MacDougal Street: August 2013

26. Broadway between 11th and 12 Street: May 2011

27. Broadway between 11th and 12 Street: September 2013

28. 14th Street and 8th Avenue: November 2007

29. 14th Street and 8th Avenue: September 2013

30. 7th Avenue and 21st Street: May 2009

31. 7th Avenue and 21st Street: January 2013

32. 5th Avenue and 26th Street: June 2011

33. 5th Avenue and 26th Street: August 2013

34. 8th Avenue and 28th Street: June 2011

35. 8th Avenue and 28th Street: August 2013

36. Madison Avenue and 33rd Street: May 2009

37. Madison Avenue and 33rd Street: August 2013

38. 34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue: June 2011

39. 34th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue: August 2013

40. 8th Avenue and 37th Street: May 2009

41. 8th Avenue and 37th Street: August 2013

42. 8th Avenue and 53rd Street: May 2009

43. 8th Avenue and 53rd Street: September 2013

44. 1st Avenue and 39th Street: September 2009

45. 1st Avenue and 39th Street: September 2013

46. 2nd Avenue and 63rd Street: May 2011

47. 2nd Avenue and 63rd Street: August 2013

48. 1st Avenue and 87th Street: April 2012

49. 1st Avenue and 87th Street: August 2013

50. Columbus Ave and 89th Street: May 2009

51. Columbus Ave and 89th Street: August 2013

52. Fulton Street: June 2011

53. Fulton Street: August 2013

54. Broadway and 96th Street: September 2007

55. Broadway and 96th Street: August 2013

56. 2nd Avenue and 96th Street: July 2011

57. 2nd Avenue and 96th Street: September 2013

58. 42nd Street and 11th Avenue: September 2011

59. 42nd Street and 11th Avenue: January 2013

60. Avenue A and 11th Street: August 2011

61. Avenue A and 11 Street: August 2013

This location has since been completed.

All photos via Google Maps.

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