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Photographer Juxtaposes Modern Streets with Olden Crimes

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Nostalgic for some good old fashioned crime? Photographer and historian of the New York Press Photographers Association Marc Hermann has created this photographic mash-ups which juxtapose current pictures of New York City streetscapes with black and white Daily News pictures of the crime scenes that occurred on them, some almost a century ago. Was the block you walk down every day once the site of a tragic car accident? Did a jealous husband shoot his wife's lover in your building's stairwell? Was a gangster gunned down on the stoop of your Brooklyn apartment building. Probably.

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