Steven Siegel's pictures of 1970s and 80s New York City and its surrounding boroughs may look completely unrecognisable to many but Siegel's photos present an authentic and bygone New York. This series represents a New York City that no longer exists, the pre-”Disney-fied” Times Square with its XXX theaters and Evangelical protestors.
NY in the 1970s 3 (1977)
Bushwick. The aftermath of the Great Bushwick Fire of 1977. The fire was one of the largest structural fires in New York's history. Today Bushwick is a thriving neighbourhood of art galleries and artist studios.
Read about Steven's work - in his own words - here.