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    Then Vs. Now: 1920s New York City

    The city has undergone some major changes since the Roaring '20s. RIP old Penn Station.

    Then: Battery Park (1922)

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    Then: Lower Manhattan

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    Then: 34th Street & Fifth Avenue (1922)

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    Then: Times Square (1922)

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    Then: Times Square (1922)

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    Then: Times Square (1923)

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    Then: The Lowell Fountain at Bryant Park

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    Then: Fifth Ave & 53rd Street (1922)

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    Then: Columbus Circle (1924)

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    Then: Manhattan Municipal Building (1924)

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    Then: Wall Street (1921)

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    Then: Union Square (1921)

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    Then: Union Square (1922)

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    Then: Pennsylvania Station (1922)

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    The building was demolished in 1963.

    Now: Madison Square Garden

    Then: Penn Station

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    Then: Herald Square (1923)

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    Then: Fifth Avenue & 59th Street (1924)

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    Then: Holland Tunnel construction (1924)

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    Then: 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue (1924)

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    Then: Church and Warren Streets during subway construction (1927)

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    Then: Broome Street from Broadway (1925)

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    Then: Sherry Netherland Hotel and Plaza Hotel from Central Park (1928)

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    Then: Central Park (1925)

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    Then: Chrysler Building spire construction (1929)

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