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.

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  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?

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    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....

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