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Old February 15th, 2007, 12:37 PM   #61
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Incredible pics!
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Old February 15th, 2007, 02:48 PM   #62
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Amazing Thread.

I cant think of another city that has made a complete 180 degree turn the way NYC has in the last 20 years.
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Old February 17th, 2007, 12:27 PM   #63
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Swivel, your work belongs in an exhibition. Lots to think about. Yeah, things have changed for the better in places like Harlem with gentrification and all but there's a LONG way to go. 125th Street is still a mean street, and you don't see many non-white faces in west and central harlem. It makes you realize just how racially segregated our cities are. The occasional tourist in Lennox Avenue doesn't change much.
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Old February 18th, 2007, 02:52 AM   #64
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^All of those pictures are found here: http://www.american-pictures.com/gallery/usa/

It's a pretty provocative collection of pictures, if I may say so. It's so incredible.
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Old February 18th, 2007, 12:27 PM   #65
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WOW amazing pics and stories!
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Old February 18th, 2007, 03:08 PM   #66
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New York City has come a long way, baby...
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Old February 21st, 2007, 12:28 AM   #67
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Great pictures, thanks for sharing. I love seeing this side of cities.
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Old March 7th, 2007, 07:38 AM   #68
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Great Pics. I remember as a kid seeing those pictures of the burned ot buildings nd the graffitti and now its like a diffrent world.

The south Bronx used to be the definiton of hell on earth.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 02:26 AM   #69
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American slums have become more dispersed over suburban locations now. While inner cities such as NYC,LA,CHI,DC and SF look different, its mostly because its been pushed and spread about to places such as Yonkers, San Bernadino, Harvey, PG County, or Richmond. You'll probably never see the inner city like this again in our lifetime.
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Old March 10th, 2007, 10:57 PM   #70
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Shocking for me! So commies were right what they said us about USA cities in the 80's. And we thought they were lying...
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Old March 12th, 2007, 08:00 PM   #71
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My dad grew up near Harlem and everytime he goes near where he used to live now these a starbucks and a bank of america but he gets very quiet and tells me about the differnt people around the block he used to grow up by.
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Old March 12th, 2007, 10:17 PM   #72
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Yeah, things have changed for the better in places like Harlem with gentrification and all but there's a LONG way to go. 125th Street is still a mean street, and you don't see many non-white faces in west and central harlem. It makes you realize just how racially segregated our cities are. The occasional tourist in Lennox Avenue doesn't change much.
Upper East Side is just as segregated but the other way around (lots of whites, not alot of blacks), but nobody complains about that.
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Old March 13th, 2007, 09:41 PM   #73
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The South Bronx used to be the definiton of hell on earth.
Then you should check out Mott Haven in the South Bronx. It sure ain't burning anymore...

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Old March 28th, 2007, 06:52 PM   #74
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These pictures are really stunning, shocking and give hope to the cities that have very similar problems.

Great collection!!! Thanks!
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Old March 30th, 2007, 12:57 AM   #75
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very emotional ride, depressing seeing people homeless and lying shot on the street, doing drugs, glad things have changed for those people
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Old March 31st, 2007, 06:54 AM   #76
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You know something's wrong when the richest country in the world has such poverty
Well, when the richest country also has one of the greatest wealth divides in the industrial world, one that's growth continues to accelerate... this is what happens.
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very emotional ride, depressing seeing people homeless and lying shot on the street, doing drugs, glad things have changed for those people
are you kidding? There are still millions in the streets, maybe not in NYC, but in other cities. Even in NYC, there are still people living like this. Just becuase the city overall has gotten better, doesn't mean the lives of the least fortunate did. They likely got left behind, or just pushed out by gentrification. Just becuase you don't here about it anymore doesn't mean that things have suddenly gotten better for these people and that now everything is happy for everyone.
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Old March 31st, 2007, 09:53 PM   #78
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American slums have become more dispersed over suburban locations now. While inner cities such as NYC,LA,CHI,DC and SF look different, its mostly because its been pushed and spread about to places such as Yonkers, San Bernadino, Harvey, PG County, or Richmond. You'll probably never see the inner city like this again in our lifetime.
This is what I was getting at: the problem isn't gone, it's just moved, or dispersed, or watered-down, whatever you want to call it.
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whats up with *** **** being blanked out in asteriks? I've seen it in all the threads on this board? wtf happened????
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Old April 1st, 2007, 06:43 AM   #80
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somethings fucked up with SSC right now i think
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