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In another remembrance of the 1960 Park Slope plane crash, the Times looks at how the 'hood's changed in the past 50 years. New condos now stand where the plane once crashed into the Pillar of Fire Church, but there are still a few hints that a crash happened there: one neighbor took a fence destroyed by the plane and turned it into bars for his windows, and another was warned he might find fingers in his garden. Click through for the Times' nifty 1960-to-now street comparison graphic. [NYT]