Wednesday, July 13, 2011

A vision of Times Square's future in 1986

EV Grieve reader Sarah passed along these scans from a spring 1986 issue of Psychotronic, the B-movie magazine ...

(The images are actually connected, but we couldn't make that work as well here...)

The first image is a nightmare vision of the "future" Times Square, which, as Sarah notes, is exactly how the actual Times Square turned out ...


and a photo of the St. Marks Cinema as it was nearing the end of its run...


For more on the St. Marks Cinema on Second Avenue at St. Mark's Place, go here.

Update:

Thanks to EV Grieve reader Beatrice the Cat for splicing these images together for us...

4 comments:

Marty Wombacher said...

They were dead on about Times Square. I was there last night and boy is it a nightmare now. I need to Google around and try to find that interview by Legs McNeil!

beatricethecat said...

the two pix put together here - take if you like

EV Grieve said...

@BeatricetheCat

Thanks!

Anonymous said...

St. Marks Cinema
Getting "baked" while watching midnight show of Blade Runner.
Great times.