Guardian photographer David Levene travelled across the San Francisco Bay Area photographing the sites that transformed one of the great cities of the world.
This is a delightful blurring of the years. I don’t have the photoshopping skills to do the same for Jakarta, but would happily post any contributions, perhaps starting with these two…
fr. Jakarta Post: Jl. Thamrin Mid 1960s (orig. publisher Unknown)
I think that’s the Sarinah Department store being built on the left. And how many of you remember the Tambora on the far side of the old Blok M bus Terminal?
There are more photos here. Also, YouTube has several videos of ‘old’ Jakarta, including this one.