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!
A brotherly duo from Eastern Europe founded a company that brought pleasure to many New Yorkers via its innovative consumable products. After operating out of Manhattan from the 1840s onward, the firm constructed a sprawling plant in another borough in the early 20th century. What was the name of their business, what did they make, and where were their "new" headquarters (pictured above) located? Bonus points if you can name what occupies the once-industrial site now.
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