A photograph from October 1977 recently came on Ebay. The scene is a corner of Lenox Avenue and 124th Street, where a line of men awaits entry into a liquor store.
Here is the back of the print.
The location is now the home of Harlem Shake. Note how the liquors sign on the corner of the building, remains:
The City has an article about the DSNY garage at 99th Street and the stop-gap, open-air new location on East 127th Street: