What a difference 38 years makes, huh? The top photo of Washington Street in DUMBO was taken recently by Eagle reporter Mary Frost as workers finished up laying down new Belgian blocks. The bottom photo was taken in 1973 by Henrik Krogius, editor of The Brooklyn Heights Press (a sister publication of the Eagle's). I think the stray dog really hits it home just how much this neighborhood has changed. The newly planted trees and spiffy green awnings add to the contrast.
Altered Vistas [Brooklyn Heights Press]