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 building was demolished more than 100 years ago, but neighborhood history buffs should have no problem identifying what it was. The charitable business was a prominent establishment in the late 19th century, operating in the area for many years. The business departed this building after it was purchased by the neighbor in the early 1900s, and it was torn down not long after so that same neighbor, which still exists, could expand. Where was this building located and what business did it hold? Leave your guesses in the comments.
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