New York of the 70s

New York of the 70s

Categories: History | North America | Society

Chilean photographer Camilo Jose Vergara photographed the depressing streets of New York in the 70s and its inhabitants in a simple, unbiased manner.

New York of the 70s

In the early 1970s, photographer Camilo José Vergara visited New York, and here's what he saw there: 

New York of the 70s

1. Puerto Rican wedding in East Harlem, 1970.

New York of the 70s

2. East Harlem, 1970.

New York of the 70s

3. Avenue C, Lower East Side, 1970.

New York of the 70s

4. South Bronx, 1970.

New York of the 70s

5. South Bronx, 1970.

New York of the 70s

6. South Bronx, 1970.

New York of the 70s

7. Cadillac Fleetwood in Harlem, 1970.

New York of the 70s

8. Fifth Avenue, East Harlem, 1970.

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9. South Bronx, 1970.

New York of the 70s

10. Lower East Side, 1970.

New York of the 70s

11. Bushwick, Brooklyn, 1971.

New York of the 70s

12. Lower East Side, 1971.

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13. South Bronx, 1970.

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14. Brooklyn, 1971.

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15. The Bronx, 1970.

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16. East Harlem, 1970.

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17. Hunts Point, South Bronx, 1970.

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18. South Bronx, 1970.

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19. View from the subway platform, South Bronx, 1970.

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20. Metro, South Bronx, 1970.

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21. The World Trade Center under construction, Manhattan, 1970.

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22. 167th Street, South Bronx, 1973.

New York of the 70s

23. Coney Island, Brooklyn, 1970.

New York of the 70s

24. The Bronx River, the Bronx, 1970.

Keywords: North America | New York | History | Streets | Society | 70s

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