Wednesday, October 17, 2018

POTD: Bushwick Neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY, in the 1980s

Source: "The mean streets of 1980s Bushwick: Blocks of burned out buildings and piles of garbage captured by photographer who worked at a public school in the Brooklyn neighborhood during a time of rocketing crime rates"--Daily Mail. More photographs and details at the link.


  1. FWIW I believe that is the same general area where they filmed the cult-classic "Death Wish 3." Who can forget the image of Mandy Fraker and his band of punks waging war with Paul Kersey among the rubbish and abandoned buildings?

    1. Hadn't made the connection, so thanks. I haven't seen those movies for a long while. I wonder if they have aged well....