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1962 Chicago Halsted

1962 Chicago Halsted

Maxwell Street, back when it was on Maxwell Street (1941)

Maxwell Street, back when it was on Maxwell Street (1941)

Little Italy, Street Altar To Our Lady

Little Italy, Street Altar To Our Lady Canvas Print / Canvas Art by Everett

NYC CRIME SCENE: Sometime between 1916 and 1920. A male victim is on the sidewalk as tenement dwellers look on from their windows. First floor shops include a pasta maker, olive and wine importer and laundry.

NYC CRIME SCENE: Sometime between 1916 and 1920. A male victim is on the sidewalk as tenement dwellers look on from their windows. First floor shops include a pasta maker, olive and wine importer and laundry.

Taken August 14, 1945 in New York City's Times Square moments after the crowd there heard World War II had ended taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt (one of my favorite pictures)

Taken August 14, 1945 in New York City's Times Square moments after the crowd there heard World War II had ended taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt (one of my favorite pictures)

Jacob Riis, Mullen’s Alley, February 12, 1888 -.....Mulberry Bend was near the dangerous Five Points area and the buildings were crowded together and unsafe: “The whole district is a maze of narrow, often unsuspected passage ways—necessarily, for there is scarce a lot that has not two, three, or four tenements upon it, swarming with unwholesome crowds.” The Bone Alley block had a population of about 1,000 people per acre, creating dangerous and disease-ridden conditions.

Jacob Riis, Mullen’s Alley, February 12, 1888 -.....Mulberry Bend was near the dangerous Five Points area and the buildings were crowded together and unsafe: “The whole district is a maze of narrow, often unsuspected passage ways—necessarily, for there is scarce a lot that has not two, three, or four tenements upon it, swarming with unwholesome crowds.” The Bone Alley block had a population of about 1,000 people per acre, creating dangerous and disease-ridden conditions.

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