There has been a substantial amount of change from the not so distant past.
We all see familiar buildings in our neighbourhoods change over the years, but what if you photographed them from the exact same spot, documenting them over a time span of over four decades?
Famous photos from The Daily News brought back to life - Compiled by Photographer Marc A. Hermann.
This takes modern day photos and blends them with ones from the past.
Many long-time residents of today's San Francisco comment on the changes in the city, citing new development, new culture, and new industry pushing SF toward a modern identity that is sometimes criticized, other times praised.