Photo by Alan K. Weeks.
Though the landscape of York Blvd. has changed with time, fragments of classic architecture still remain visible under the new layers of paint. For example, take a look at this photo of Avenue 50 and York Blvd. from 1954. Now look at a photo we took today of the same spot. Clearly there are many differences, but if you click on the photo and look closely at the top of both of the buildings in the right of the frame, you can see that the three pillars on the building are still present, but the tops of them have been removed. It's nice to see how the neighborhood has evolved, while still being able to spot traces of its historical character.