Here’s What New York City Looked Like In 1980

The last time Ed Sijmons visited New York City was the spring of 1980.

It was the Dutch tourist’s first time in the United States, and he didn’t know what to expect. He said he thought Manhattan would be a “tough, rough and crimeful” place. “It was not high on my list,” he told The Huffington Post.

After all, the New York Times called the 1980s a “macabre” time in the city’s history, “a period when it could be said that the city resembled a haunted house.” (Coincidentally, it was also the decade of “Ghostbusters.”) But as Sijmons and his read more >>>

Source : HuffingtonPost.Com

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