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April 7, 2018

Amazing Photographs Capture the Glory Days of Disco in New York City From Between the Late 1970s and Early 1980s

The disco era captured in all its might and glory is a testament from the past of how New York’s nightlife used to look like in the 1970s and early 1980s. Studio 54 and Le Jardin were the hottest places to party in New York and they were regularly frequented by celebrities of all kinds.

Waring Abbott managed to capture the pure essence of the disco era, from its early beginnings and all the way down to its decline in the early 80s.

Dance floor at the Copacabana, New York, 1979.

Elderly people at a disco club in 1978.

Disco DJs, New York, 1979.

Club Xenon, New York, 1979.

People disco dancing at Studio 54, New York, 1977.

Studio 54, New York, 1978.

A crowd in the hall of a disco club, New York, 1979.

Dancer at a disco club, New York, 1980.

Studio 54, New York, 1977.

Woman at a New York City disco club in 1980.

Women at the Electric Circus discotheque, New York, 1979.

People dancing at a party for Gloria Gaynor at the Le Jardin disco, New York City, 1975.

Couple at Le Jardin, New York, 1975.

Club Xenon, New York, 1978.

Studio 54, New York, 1977.

(Photos by Waring Abbott/Getty Images, via Timeline)


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