Then and now: Long Island through the years

From classic diners to iconic storefronts, the face of Long Island has changed drastically since the 20th century.

While some fixtures have remained the same over the past several decades, others are nonexistent or are hardly recognizable today. Revisit some of these places and see what they look like now.

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