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Cornerspotted: Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, Brooklyn

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This week's Cornerspotter was identified much more readily than the week before, with one commenter accurately pinning the block down as the "1700 block of Pitkin Ave. The Public Bath is now a VIM store near the corner of Watkins St." Pitkin Avenue in 1922 appears to be a thriving commercial corridor, although Brownsville suffered its share of poverty and reputedly gave birth to the criminal organization "Murder Inc." in the 1930s and 1940s. Unfortunately, the neighbors of the public bath-turned-clothing retailer V.I.M. have lost much of their multi-story architectural heft over the last 90 years. Thanks for playing!

· Hint: Pool Halls and Public Baths in 1922 Brooklyn [Curbed]
· Cornerspotter [Curbed]