Street Scenes in New York City in the 1970s

Street Scenes in New York City in the 1970s


Forget the disco era, the 1970s in New York City was all about danger. With pimps and prostitutes populating the streets, an economic collapse and a crime-filled subway system, the streets of Manhattan were gritty and dark. Check out photographer Leland Bobbe’s shots of New York during a period when it hit an all-time low.

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© Leland Bobbe

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© Leland Bobbe

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© Leland Bobbe

Via NY Daily News


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