Check out some more colorful photos of the Upper West Side in the 1980’s by Stephen Harmon.
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Wonderful! Thank you for sharing.
Love this. Did he photograph any other decades?
I knew the woman in green in the first photo. She was from Italy and a fixture in the W70s. I cannot remember her name.
I remember the Embassy Theater. I remember lots of movie theaters (and supermarkets) in the neighborhood, and now they’re all gone (sigh)
That woman with the red jacket and the 1980s hairstyle brings up horrible memories of high school for me.
LOVE These! Thanks–
Absolutely love these photos! Thank you!
Once a fixture, you don’t see stacks of the Sunday NYT like that any more.
the woman with the pushcart was there what seemed 24/7….I still look for her.
Stephen’s photos are so wonderful . More please.
Don’t see a big change you have
folks who are “Stuck” in the 1980s
and still look like that today.
Now 1960 may be a different look.
The saddest photo for me was the last one, with the NYT stacked up nice and tall, ready to be purchased on Saturday. I hardly ever see a pile of The Times in front of a newsstand anymore. Now especially since Mohammad had to close his Newsstand February 1st on Broadway and 100th Street. The rent was $25,000 a month and he just couldn’t hack it anymore after over 20 years. Another sad day on the UWS. Another fond neighbor, gone.
The young couple, guy with sunglasses and girl with purple knit hat, look familiar. I’m almost positive that he’s an actor from the Sopranos (among other things).
It’s a photo shoot. They’re models.
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