A photographic gaze in Yorkville's Germanic-Czech-Hungarian past. The above is of a southern stretch of 86th Street, long ago supplanted by a glass skyscraper. You can see more pictures here.
Geiger's was a famous pastry shop back in the day.
Schaller and Weber needs no introduction. Love the old look of the store.
Only in Yorkville could a beauty salon be owned by someone named Brunhild.
"Konditorei" is German for pastry shop. This famous one was on 86th.
Another view of the same shop, but in color.
Old Yorkville at Christmastime. These photos are from the late '60s and early '70s.