The view south from Park Avenue and 94th Street In Manhattan; 1882.
Michael Kimmelman of The New York Times writes:
In the old photograph, a lonely farmhouse sits on a rocky hill, shaded by tall trees. The scene looks like rural Maine. On the modern street, apartment buildings tower above trucks and cars passing a busy corner where an AMC Loews multiplex faces an overpriced hamburger joint and a Coach store… They are both the same spot.