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!
This intersection, photographed in 1941, once housed a gas station. This particular neighborhood has changed drasticallyand more vast transformations are yet to come. The current trend of razing gas stations (and other spaces for cars) to make way for places for humans still rings true here. What are the cross streets pictured in this archival photo, and what replaced the poor ol' Shell station?
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