A while ago I randomly found a website called Dear Photograph. You take an old photograph to the place it was originally taken and take a new photograph showing how the location has altered. You also add a little story about the people.
I tried my version yesterday when I went to watch Crystal Palace play football. This image shows my late Grandmother and my brother (who is now 50) outside her flat in Thornton Heath, London. She lived there for well over 50 years and loved the area.
She took great pride in her home and every Sunday would clean the brass step until you could see your reflection. That step hasn't been touched in 10 years. :-(