Wednesday, November 4, 2009
Speaking of how much things change, Alex has an extensive here-and-now series over at Flaming Pablum. As an example, this is Bowery and East First Street from 2002, the year Bloomberg took office ... 2002 doesn't seem like that long ago...but just look...
You probably know what it looks like now...
Sure, the city landscape is getting sterilized... but I fear that we're losing our spirit and character as well... can we withstand another four years?
For further reading:
Cleaning up people (Jeremiah's Vanishing NY)
Photos via Flaming Pablum. Go there for a lot more.