Brookline Blvd near Glenarm Ave - 1936
Then and Now

Picture of
 Brookline Boulevard near Glenarm, 1936.

Here is a fascinating look at Brookline Boulevard, in 1936. The country is mired in the Great Depression, and Roosevelt would soon be entering his second term as President. Despite the hardships gripping the nation, Brookline Boulevard is bustling with activity. Note the old-style trolley cars passing near Flatbush.

Picture of
 Brookline Boulevard near Glenarm, 2004.

Here is the same look at the Boulevard sixty-eight years later, in 2004. The march of time has definitely left it's mark on Brookline Boulevard, but the old style buildings give Brookline a rustic look that has stood the test of time.

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