The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe
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The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe
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Before Mayor Guiliani turned Times Square into a family friendly location it was known for violence, drugs and porn. It was a very dangerous place but at the same time exciting. These photos remind us of what it was like back in those days.

 

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe


Playing Hooky on 42d-Street, 1985

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

“The Deuce”, 1985

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

Times Square Vicinity, 1988

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

42d Street & 8th Ave. A.K.A. “The Deuce”, 1988

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

“JESUS SAID” Times Square, 1988

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

Times Square Region, 1989

The Old Times Square Before It Was Safe

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