33 Ways Manhattan’s East Village Has Changed In Only 7 Years

For better or for worse.

Using Google’s awesome new time travel tool, here’s what gentrification looks like.

1. Astor Place: September 2007

2. Astor Place: September 2013

3. 10th Street between Avenue C and D: September 2007

A garage.

4. 10th Street between Avenue C and D: August 2013

Condos.

5. Mural on Avenue C: September 2007

6. Mural on Avenue C: August 2013

7. Bowery and 4th Street: September 2007

Nothing.

8. Bowery and 4th Street: August 2013

Condos.

9. Cooper Square: September 2007

RIP Asian Pub.

10. Cooper Square: August 2013

11. Cooper Square: September 2007

Nothing.

12. Cooper Square: August 2013

Cooper Union.

13. 4th Street and Lafayette: September 2007

Halloween pop-up store.

14. 4th Street and Lafayette: August 2013

SoulCycle and Blink Gym.

15. Avenue A and Houston: September 2007

Houston Deli & Grocery.

16. Avenue A and Houston: August 2013

Union Market.

17. Second Avenue and 9th Street: September 2007

18. Second Avenue and 9th Street: August 2013

19. St. Marks: September 2007

20. St. Marks: September 2013

A (now closed) 7-Eleven.

21. 3rd Avenue and 11th Street: September 2007

Construction.

22. 3rd Avenue and 11th Street: August 2013

The Smith and TD Bank.

23. Broadway and 13th Street: September 2007

Forbidden Planet.

24. Broadway and 13th Street: September 2013

Zumiez.

25. The Bowery: September 2007

26. The Bowery: August 2013

27. Broadway and 10th Street: September 2007

Blockbuster.

28. Broadway and 10th Street: August 2013

A real estate company.

29. 9th Street and 1st Avenue: September 2007

Angelica’s Herbs.

30. 9th Street and 1st Avenue: September 2013

The Bean.

31. 1st Avenue: September 2007

A diner.

32. 1st Avenue: August 2013

Papa Johns.

33. Avenue B and 13th Street: September 2007

A pet grooming salon.

34. Avenue B and 13th Street: January 2013

Subway.

35. Avenue B and 12th Street: September 2007

Sylvia Del Villard Program center.

36. Avenue B and 12th Street: August 2013

Condos.

37. 6th Street and 2nd Avenue: September 2007

Chinese & Japanese restaurant.

38. 6th Street and 2nd Avenue: August 2013

Spice restaurant.

39. Where the old CBGBs used to be: September 2007

40. Where the old CBGBs used to be: August 2013

41. The mural on Houston: September 2007

42. The mural on Houston: August 2013

43. Astor Place: September 2007

44. Astor Place: September 2013

45. 11th Street between 2nd and 1st Avenue: September 2007

Parking garage.

46. 11th Street between 2nd and 1st Avenue: August 2013

Condos.

47. 11th Street between 2nd and 1st Avenue: September 2007

Nothing.

48. Avenue C between 9th and 10th Streets: August 2013

Condos.

49. Avenue D: September 2007

Nothing.

50. Avenue D: August 2013

Condos and The Tyra Banks T-Zone.

51. 9th Street Between Avenue B and C: September 2007

Nothing.

52. 9th Street Between Avenue B and C: August 2013

Condos.

53. 12th Street between Avenue A and B: September 2007

A church and a building.

54. 12th Street between Avenue A and B: September 2013

Nothing.

55. 14th Street and 3rd Avenue: September 2007

56. 14th Street and 3rd Avenue: September 2013

A fancy burger place.

57. The other side of 3rd Avenue and 14th Street: September 2007

58. The other side of 3rd Avenue and 14th Street: September 2013

Condos.

59. 14th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue: September 2007

DVD store.

60. 14th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue: August 2013

IHOP and 7-Eleven.

61. 2nd Avenue and 1st Street: September 2007

Mars bar.

62. 2nd Avenue and 1st Street: August 2013

Condos and probably a bank.

63. Avenue B and 5th Street: September 2007

A nursing home and bodega.

64. Avenue B and 5th Street: August 2013

Condos and a restaurant.

65. 4th Street between Avenue A and B: September 2007

A construction office.

66. 4th Street between Avenue A and B: August 2013

Condos.

All photos via Google Maps.

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