Fifth Avenue: Then and Now

A glimpse of one of the world's most famous shopping destinations, before it was one of the world's most famous shopping destinations.

New York, New York—the Bronx is up and the Battery’s down, it’s a hell of a town and they say the neon lights are bright on Broadway...and all that jazz. They’re right, but it wasn’t always so. The skyline we’re familiar with used to be very different. In fact, the term “skyline” may have been stretching it at the turn of the century. Thanks to the impeccably well-kept archives of the New York Public Library, we’ve created a little snapshot of the Fifth Ave. from days of yore. Check it out and see if you can guess which of your favorite stores now stands in the place of an old castle, bank or...hospital.

For biting wit, follow John on twitter:

Keep up with the Lucky team on Twitter:

more on luckymag.com

WATCH: Gwen Stefani's Music Video For Her New Song 'Baby Don't Lie' Is Super Psychedelic

Filled with crazy prints and hypersaturated colors, Gwen Stefani's newest music video is super psychedelic.

Mid-Week Beauty Pick-Me-Up: Pharrell William's New Perfume the Happiest Fragrance of Them All

According to Pharrell, "happiness it truth"—or, how you'll feel after you snag his latest fragrance.

News Flash: Taylor Swift Has Officially Entered Crazy Cat Lady Territory

Taylor Swift takes her love of furry felines to a whole new level.

Kim Kardashian's Style Evolution: A Study

We've rounded up 25 looks that perfectly illustrate Kim Kardashian's incredible transformation from clubwear-collecting party hopper to designer darli…

Believe It: You Can Shop Solange's Entire Outfit For Under $250!

We like the way Solange shops—especially when you can purchase and outfit for under $250!