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Old 04-28-2011, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Newark, NJ/BK
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If anyone hasn't discovered this site, it has great photos of Harlem from the 70s to the 00s. It's mind boggling to see how different some treats are now from how they used to be.
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:28 PM
 
Location: From NYC but lives in west palm beach
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it seems like nice stores don't last long in harlem, but its hard to fix the hood, even harder if it doesn't want to be fixed.
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Old 04-28-2011, 02:37 PM
 
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Well good thing that it wants to be improved, and it is improving.
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Old 04-28-2011, 04:51 PM
 
Location: London
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Wow!! I'm looking at a corner in my neighborhood, where I buy groceries. Pretty amazing.
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Old 04-28-2011, 10:02 PM
 
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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If anyone hasn't discovered this site, it has great photos of Harlem from the 70s to the 00s. It's mind boggling to see how different some treats are now from how they used to be.
I posted the same link earlier in my thread "Visually most decayed street in South Bronx tho it's Harlem. Anyways great, great pics.
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Old 04-28-2011, 11:02 PM
 
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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The pictures are taken by Camilo Jose Vergara, who is an urban decay professional photographer, hes originally from Chile. Order hes photo books online. I have 2 books.
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Old 04-29-2011, 02:10 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn
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The pictures are taken by Camilo Jose Vergara, who is an urban decay professional photographer, hes originally from Chile. Order hes photo books online. I have 2 books.
I'll second that! American Ruins ought to be considered a classic.
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Old 04-30-2011, 07:29 AM
 
Location: Helsinki, Finland
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I'll second that! American Ruins ought to be considered a classic.
I have American Ruins, and Subway Memories.
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