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Vacant lots
[Kingsbridge Heights.]

[Kingsbridge Heights.]

Barren/run-down building, 95th Street and 2nd or 3rd Avenues

Barren/run-down building, 95th Street and 2nd or 3rd Avenues

[Street Scenes, about 1918.  E. 42nd St. No. Side-W. from Lexington Ave.]

[Street Scenes, about 1918. E. 42nd St. No. Side-W. from Lexington Ave.]

Street Scene - 1901, 5th Ave. - South from 76th St.

Street Scene - 1901, 5th Ave. - South from 76th St.

Street Scenes - About 1918.  E. 42nd St. No. Side-W. from Lexington Ave.

Street Scenes - About 1918. E. 42nd St. No. Side-W. from Lexington Ave.

Street Scene - Lower East Side 1898 from Intersection of Hester and Suffolk Sts. Hester St. at Right; Cart at Left on Norfolk; Sussex in Background; Cleareance for Seward Park.

Street Scene - Lower East Side 1898 from Intersection of Hester and Suffolk Sts. Hester St. at Right; Cart at Left on Norfolk; Sussex in Background; Cleareance for Seward Park.

[155 Wooster Street.]

[155 Wooster Street.]

Playing House with Discarded Bricks and Pails.

Playing House with Discarded Bricks and Pails.

Baseball Played on a Lot Cleared by Abandoned Building.

Baseball Played on a Lot Cleared by Abandoned Building.

Looking for Things Thrown Out with the Garbage on an Old Lot.

Looking for Things Thrown Out with the Garbage on an Old Lot.

In the Shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge, Monroe and Pelham Streets.

In the Shadow of the Williamsburg Bridge, Monroe and Pelham Streets.

Bocce Players, Houston Street near Avenue A.

Bocce Players, Houston Street near Avenue A.

Street Playing, Monroe and Pelham Streets.

Street Playing, Monroe and Pelham Streets.

Talman Street between Jay and Bridge Streets

Talman Street between Jay and Bridge Streets

Just Beginning Work on Dead Cat Dump, Section B.

Just Beginning Work on Dead Cat Dump, Section B.

120-54 Queens Boulevard, between 80th and 82nd Street. Detail looking west at westerly fence line.

120-54 Queens Boulevard, between 80th and 82nd Street. Detail looking west at westerly fence line.

University Place and 11th Street. New Hotel Albert.

University Place and 11th Street. New Hotel Albert.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking directly south. Shows Perepa Hall, now altered & Woolworth's store at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 86th

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking directly south. Shows Perepa Hall, now altered & Woolworth's store at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 86th

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest, showing High Bridge and water tower in the distance.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest, showing High Bridge and water tower in the distance.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest. Shows "El" on west side.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest. Shows "El" on west side.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking southeast, showing 93rd Street and Lexington Avenue. The litte frame house on 93rd between Park and Lexington Avenue

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking southeast, showing 93rd Street and Lexington Avenue. The litte frame house on 93rd between Park and Lexington Avenue

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking directly south. Shows Perepa Hall, now altered & Woolworth's store at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 86th

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking directly south. Shows Perepa Hall, now altered & Woolworth's store at the northeast corner of Third Avenue and 86th

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest, showing High Bridge and water tower in the distance.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest, showing High Bridge and water tower in the distance.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest. Shows "El" on west side.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking northwest. Shows "El" on west side.

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking southeast, showing 93rd Street and Lexington Avenue. The litte frame house on 93rd between Park and Lexington Avenue

[View from the roof of George Ehret's home at Park Avenue and 94th Street.] Looking southeast, showing 93rd Street and Lexington Avenue. The litte frame house on 93rd between Park and Lexington Avenue

[Rear of 81 Norfolk Street]

[Rear of 81 Norfolk Street]

[508 West 24th Street]

[508 West 24th Street]

[508 West 38th Street]

[508 West 38th Street]

[167-177 East 124th Street]

[167-177 East 124th Street]

[518 West 126th Street]

[518 West 126th Street]

Building Radio City.

Building Radio City.

Forest Hills, L.I. View from public school tower.

Forest Hills, L.I. View from public school tower.

She had been left behind when her family and friends moved out of the neighborhood

She had been left behind when her family and friends moved out of the neighborhood

Among the last residents, [an] African-American boy standing in rubble, his "neighborhood," with abandoned buildings in the background.

Among the last residents, [an] African-American boy standing in rubble, his "neighborhood," with abandoned buildings in the background.

[Vacant lot and parking space in Lower Manhattan.]

[Vacant lot and parking space in Lower Manhattan.]

[Unidentified brick building next to rubble-strewn vacant lot.]

[Unidentified brick building next to rubble-strewn vacant lot.]

[Manhattan Bridge overpass and surrounding neighborhood.]

[Manhattan Bridge overpass and surrounding neighborhood.]

1304 Merriam Ave.

1304 Merriam Ave.

[East side of 6th Avenue from 8th Street El station.]

[East side of 6th Avenue from 8th Street El station.]

East Shoreline of Manhattan 90th Street to 125th Street [South side of East 124th Street east of 1st Avenue.]

East Shoreline of Manhattan 90th Street to 125th Street [South side of East 124th Street east of 1st Avenue.]

Power Houses & Substations Essex Sub Sta #2 S. Side Fulton Street 50' east of Essex Street

Power Houses & Substations Essex Sub Sta #2 S. Side Fulton Street 50' east of Essex Street

Car Depots & Depot Repair Shops Avenue "N" Depot S. Side Avenue "N" bet. E. 49th Street and Utica Avenue

Car Depots & Depot Repair Shops Avenue "N" Depot S. Side Avenue "N" bet. E. 49th Street and Utica Avenue

[G. La Rosa & Son Bread Co., 209 Elizabeth Street.]

[G. La Rosa & Son Bread Co., 209 Elizabeth Street.]

[John Boyle & Co. building, 72-70 Reade Street.]

[John Boyle & Co. building, 72-70 Reade Street.]

Shoe Shine Boy [Mickey carrying equipment in a wheelbarrow.]

Shoe Shine Boy [Mickey carrying equipment in a wheelbarrow.]

Shoe Shine Boy [Mickey carrying equipment in a wheelbarrow.]

Shoe Shine Boy [Mickey carrying equipment in a wheelbarrow.]

Child in Lot, East Harlem, NY, 1965

Child in Lot, East Harlem, NY, 1965

Kids in Lot, El Barrio, East Harlem, NYC, 1972/76

Kids in Lot, El Barrio, East Harlem, NYC, 1972/76

Mt. Sinai Hospital

Mt. Sinai Hospital

Mt. Sinai Hospital

Mt. Sinai Hospital

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