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Hint: This Small Street's Name Is About As Old As New York

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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!

The name of the little street seen above is old: older than the small rowhouses pictured here in 1935 (obviously) and perhaps older, even, than New York City itself. Don't rely on the rowhouses to identify the street: they were knocked down in the middle of the 1900s in favor of the large apartment building that stands at the site today. Instead, consider this hint: this street still bears the name of something that's long since been absent from the area.

Although the street is safe these days, it was once considered one of the most dangerous throughways in the city. What street is pictured here?
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