Welcome to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location and/or identity of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into New York City and its past!
This ornate corner spot dates back to the Civil War-era in New York City, and the photo was taken during the mid- to late-1930s. A famous ground-floor restaurant served as part of a social center to residents of the neighborhood where it was located. Have any idea where this is? Drop your guesses in the Comments and let the first correct responder win.
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