|40 years ago a failed robbery led to one of the most dramatic events|
in Brooklyn's history.
The location of the actual event, 450 Avenue P, Brooklyn, New York (1975 photo)
The same bank building still stands today but there are few who pass by and remember what happened here in 1972. Today he dilapidated, grafitti scarred building sits forlornly waiting for a new tenant on this busy commercial street that connects Bensonhurst to Gravesend. Forty years ago it connected this quiet corner to the world.
|450 Avenue P today (2012)|
Read the Life Magazine article here
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