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January 31, 2012

20 Fascinating Photographs Show the Gritty Reality of 1980s New York City

Fascinating photographs show the gritty reality of 1980s New York City, a time when the city was blighted by criminality and the newly-completed Twin Towers pointed towards a brighter future.

The images were captured by photographer Steven Siegel during the 1980s - a time where Times Square was a haven of pornography and prostitution and much of the riverside was derelict and crumbling.

(Photos © Steven Siegel)


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