Looking closely at the sidewalks, it also appears that they've reduced the width of the streets adding more room for pedestrians.
These were all things I noticed as I attempted to re-shoot today's photo.
Drag the yellow handle in the middle to reveal more or less of the before or after image.
Alternatively, you can simply click anywhere on the image to move the slider automatically.
At least I hope that's the case, otherwise this is the worst Before & After I've done.
There used to be a time when phone booths offered a valuable utility to denizens of the city.
Sharing a similar history, Trinity Church (visible in the background) was built in 1846, but various buildings known as Trinity Church had been around since the late 1690's.
This most recent entry splits the difference; dating from the late 1960s.
In the original post, I commented how little the street had changed in over 100 years, and this latest "Before" photo offers us the opportunity to observe the gradual evolution.
Destined to undergo seismic changes over the next few decades, Delancey Street is apparently one of the last streets in lower Manhattan to be discovered by developers.
With a direct link to Brooklyn over the Williamsburg Bridge, it's rather surprising that Delancey has maintained its state for as long as it has.
The classical structure familiar to generations of New Yorkers was built over 40 years after Washington's death (1842).