Maspeth in the 1940s - NewtownHistorical
Store converted into living quarters

The shuttered store seen in the previous exterior photo was being used as living quarters. It was common to find these types of conversions during the Great Depression. The centerpiece of the room is a coal-burning heater.

Store converted into living quarters

The shuttered store seen in the previous exterior photo was being used as living quarters. It was common to find these types of conversions during the Great Depression. The centerpiece of the room is a coal-burning heater.

Maspeth1940s