Vintage Photograph Shows the Neon Intersection of Broadway and Canal in 1984

Dave's Restaurant, Broadway and Canal St, Manhattan, 1984
Dave's Restaurant, Broadway and Canal St, Manhattan, 1984
Photo: r/nyc

This great vintage photograph from 1984 shows Dave's Restaurant, a classic New York Diner that existed on the southeast intersection of Broadway and Canal Street. While there used to be a massive neon sign that lit up the intersection, when the restaurant departed, so did that old-school neon sign. Here is a Google StreetView of what the same corner looks like today:

via reddit

Canal St & Broadway
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