Weegee Daily… January 27, 1941… Not London’s Famous No. 10 Downing St…

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PM Daily, January 27, 1941, Vol. 1, No. 159, p. 14
Not London’s Famous No. 10 Downing St., but Manhattan’s very own. Weegee found it in the labyrinth of criss-cross streets known as lower Greenwich Village. If you are looking for a modern hideaway apartment or store and want to say, “I live at 10 Downing Street,” it’s your dish. Take West Side IRT to Sheridan Sq. or take Independent to Washington Sq., bear south to Sixth Ave. and Bleecker St., then look close. The map may help. There are people who have lived in the Village for years and don’t know where it is.

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Weegee Daily, January 26, 2013
Not London’s Famous No. 10 Downing St., but Manhattan’s very own. Ceegee found it in the labyrinth of criss-cross streets known as lower Greenwich Village. If you are looking for a coffee shop, bank, restaurant, modern hideaway apartment or store and want to say, “I live at 10 Downing Street,” it’s your dish. Take the 1, Broadway-7th Avenue local to Christopher St./Sheridan Sq. or take the A, B, C, D, E, or F to West 4th St… (The above photo is surprisingly almost an exact match, it’s hard to see as a little JPEG, but the buildings and painted wall sign have barely changed in 62 years…)
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From to a popular (un)real estate website: 10 Downing St.: “Built in 1941, this beautiful six-story building is just as charming and unique as it was 70 years ago. With upgrades to the lobby, elevators and many apartments, the city’s most discriminating New Yorkers proudly call 10 Downing Street home.”
And with 700 sq. ft studios renting for $4,000, they may be discriminating, but I wouldn’t be very proud of that rent…”10-downing-st copyScreen shot of a popular (un)real estate web site.

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