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July 21, 2016

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David George

Oh Lord, does this look like a rabbit hole into which I could easily disappear (thanks for posting). I know I'm going to be perusing this wondering exactly where places I remember actually were (like Manic Panic). I share your concern that there are no attributes, credits or captions.

Dave

Some fantastic 1964 Worlds Fair photos

SheilaK.

found a couple credited to jean pierre laffont; such as this one (in the folder "various"):
http://ww.psycko.com:7997/WEB/share/resize/Places/New%20York/gritty%20urban%20decay%2070s%2080s%20south%20bronx%20burning/_various/1410751506401_wps_33_MUST_CREDIT_AS_Jean_Pierr.jpg

Elmer

Cool! The subway pix, or at least the few I saw on a quick visit, are by Bruce Davidson.

TuraLura

Manic Panic was on the south sude of St. Marks Pl bet 2nd & 3rd Aves.

David George

Jeez--this site is huge...I wish someone hadn't Photoshopped the crime scene pics to be partially B&W.

SheilaK.

Looking down Frederick Douglas Blvd from 151st:
/_various/3231.jpg

DrBOP

Off-Topic-Kid with Ian Hunter's just released trib to Mistah Bowie.....open the windows and CRANK IT!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SqA5aDBk2Zc

Gojira

These photos of a great, vanished city make me hate the New New York more than I already do, if such a thing is even possible. The photo of the Market Diner with the cabs in front of it literally brought tears to my eyes.

deva

This is amazing, thank you. I can never get enough NYC rubble-porn. It was so beautiful and spacious and interesting then. I really miss it.

David George

Thanks, TuraLura!

Fallopia Tuba

That Village Voice building was its first home, on Greenwich Avenue. The building is still standing; I always pass it when I'm riding the M8 bus.

Riffchorusriff

Wow, what awesome find!

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