I was blocked by construction from getting the same angle, but it’s pretty close! I love Bigelow’s, truly love them, but it’s not the most economical place in the village. But here it is then (undated):
And now. The big change is the El (elevated subway) is gone. And the introduction of color gives it a little bit of a “Dorothy landing in Oz” effect.
8th Street, looking west from McDougall then:
And now. It was bleak then, it’s even bleaker now.