Lower East Side in the 1970s

Posted on: December 10th, 2009 at 6:34 am by

While reading 92YTribeca, we stumbled upon ForumNYC which has a trove of New York City photos from the late 1970s.  Here are some choice selections capturing the Lower East Side, along with contemporary snapshots of same.  Enjoy!

East Houston, looking southwest.

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Delancey, near the corner of Ludlow, looking east toward Williamsburg Bridge.

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Orchard Street, between Stanton and Rivington, looking south.  Note Jarmulowsky Bank Building in the distance.

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Orchard Street, at the corner of Delancey, looking north. S. Beckenstein, Sol Moscot, and Adler’s.

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