Corner Store: 1937

1028 third ave

1028 Third Avenue, 1937
Photo: via Shorpy

Great Shorpy photo of an Italian grocery on Third Avenue, circa 1937 (as always with Shorpy, click through to see the high resolution version in all its glory). The building still stands, stripped of its decoration and given the dreaded styrofoam stucco treatment (in sea foam green, no less).

1028 today

1028 Third Avenue, 2012
Photo: Google street views