Browse through a selection of crime scene photos from any major city and you’ll find a bunch of locations that look familiar, since most major cities have a degree of similarity to their architecture and layout.
However, if you superimpose them over a photo of the location in present day you’ll see a rich story unfolding about a city’s history, and the sordid crimes committed on those mean streets.
Historian at the New York Press Photographers Association Marc A. Hermann has been busy compositing vintage crime scene and modern photos together in an interesting series that reveals New York's colorful- New York City then & now: Famous Daily News photos brought back to life.
-Via Dangerous Minds
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