New York City is an ever-changing metropolis. 

No sh*t, right?! 

Okay, so the obvious aside, we're always entranced by photos displaying the beauty of our city in its youth. 

It's even more astounding to see side by side photos of the same area, but in different time periods. 

Before and after photos are cool, but before and after gifs are even better.

That's why we're obsessed with the photos and gifs created by photographer Andrew Farris, in which he takes his modern photos and pairs them with photos of the same spot in the past.

Check out some of the scenes of our past in the gifs below:


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[via Tech Insider] [Feature Image Courtesy Tech Insider]