My constant fascination for history & classic mobsters/gangsters lead me to love this. This photo features Huffington Post's series called "Then & Now" which combines vintage crime photos with present day NYC.

10 Then-And-Now Photos To Make You Remember NY's Gritty Past

The tree that stands in front of 923 St. in Brooklyn is the only living witness to gangster Frankie Yale’s untimely demise on July Yale’s car slammed into the steps of the Brooklyn home that day as he was shot to death from a car driving by.

New York Then & Now – Compiled by Marc A. Hermann (6 Pictures)

An tank destroyer rolls up Park Row in front of City Hall en route to the Fifth Ave. library, where it was placed on display.

Photographer Marc A. Hermann compares mid-century black and white crime scenes in New York City with the same exact locations as they exist today…

A classic case of jealousy. In this stairwell of 992 Southern Blvd. on Sept. James Linares lay bleeding in the arms of his girlfriend Josephine Dexidor after being shot by her husband. The same banister still scales the length of the hallway.

Marc A. Hermann

Vintage Crime Scene Photos Superimposed on Modern NY Streets. Brooklyn, N. Gangster Salvatore Santoro met his end in the vestibule of 427 Hicks St. on Jan. Here’s how the building looks then and now.

Imágenes de escenarios de crímenes superpuestas en el Nueva York moderno

New York City photographers Here, Marc A. Hermann (r.) and his colleagues of 70 years prior get caught in a rare moment on the opposite side.

Edna Egbert suicide attempt Brooklyn 497 Dean Street March 19 1942 now and then Photo Marc Hermann NY Daily News - Stuff Nobody Cares About


The corner of Classon Ave. and Pacific St. got some serious action on July Strangely enough, the car was allegedly stolen by a boy released from the Brooklyn House of Detention.