Heights Flashback: Montague Street

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BHB Ten member Melanie Hope Greenberg sends us a vintage Heights photo of Montague and Henry Streets from the 80s.

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  • Anonymous

    Interesting timing. there was lots of FDNY activity including smoke on that corner tonight in the building with the laundromat.

  • http://mermaidsonparade.blogspot.com melanie hope greenberg

    I love synchronicity.

  • nabeguy

    Great to see Chuan Yuan, where I sampled my first Szechuan food at the age of 15…and thought I was going to die from the heat. Up to then, I thought only girls could make me sweat from the inside out.

  • John Wentling

    Great photo, seems to capture the particular character Montague Street held at one time.

    Chuan Yuan, forgot all about that place – wonder when they closed?

  • John

    I love to old photos of the Heights.
    anymore out there?

  • Mitch Schwartz

    This could be me (walking left) in the photo. I lived at 57 Montague from late ’80 to May of ’83. My daughter, who just moved to Montague, thinks it’s me, but I’m on the fence.

  • anon

    cool photo. I moved to the Heights in 89 so as far back as that I remember that cheese place being a cosmetic like drug store and across the street was a pizza place (before it was corcoran) I didn’t even realize there was ever a meat market there (or that’s what it looks like the sign says)

  • http://mermaidsonparade.blogspot.com melanie hope greenberg

    Mitch, if you contact me at my website, I will send you the jpeg so you can enlargen it to see if it’s truly you.