Welcome back to Cornerspotter, Curbed's game in which you try to identify the location of a particular building or streetscape in a historic photograph from the Museum of the City of New York. Impress us and your fellow Curbed readers with your uncanny insight into New York City and its past!
Since Winter Storm Juno is currently dumping tons of snow on New York, today's Cornerspotter features a photo from the Blizzard of 1899. While today hundreds of plow trucks are canvasing the city, 116 years ago, horse-drawn plows were used. In this photo, the crews are clearing the roads in an area that was usually filled with people. Today, the area is always filled with people. Where was this photo taken? Leave your guesses in the comments.
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