On The Streets of New York City – 1977-1978

Manel Armengol's photographs takes us back to New York in the late 1970s

"The West Side Clean-Up Inc." 1978 Manhattan, NY., 1978

“The West Side Clean-Up Inc.” – Manhattan, New York City – 1978

This album from Spanish photographer Manel Armengol features some of his photographs of a trip to New York City in the 1970s, particularly in 1977 and 1978. As Manel walked the streets, his eye focused on architecture, street scenes, young people, old people, cars, trucks, streets and parks.

 

At the Bowery, 1978 Manhattan. New York, 1978

At the Bowery, 1978 – Manhattan. New York, 1978

Snowing over Astor Place, 1978 At Astor Place, East Village, Manhattan, NY 1978 *15' high steel cube is an artwork titled "Alamo" by Tony (Bernard) Rosenthal

Snowing over Astor Place, 1978. At Astor Place, East Village, Manhattan, NY 1978
*15′ high steel cube is an artwork titled “Alamo” by Tony (Bernard) Rosenthal

Woman with hat. NYC 1977 Manhattan, NY, 1978

Woman with hat. NYC 1977

One Mile House Restaurant, 1978 The Bowery, Manhattan, NY. 1978

One Mile House Restaurant, 1978
The Bowery, Manhattan.

Te Amo, 1978 2nd. Ave/St.Mark's Place, East Village, Manhattan, NY 1978

Te Amo, 1978
2nd. Ave/St.Mark’s Place, East Village, Manhattan, NYC

Souvenir, 1978 Manhattan, NY 1978

Manhattan, NY 1978

Entering New York New York, 1977

Entering New York – 1977

Washington Sq., 1978 Manhattan, NY

Washington Sq., 1978

WBLS, 1978 Manhattan, NY

WBLS, 1978 – Manhattan, NY

Little Italy, 1978

Little Italy, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Living in the Bronx, 1978

Walking in Soho, 1978 Manhattan, NY. 1978

Walking in Soho, 1978

Having fun at St. Mark's Place, 1978 St. Mark's Place, East Village, Manhattan, NY. 1978

Having fun at St. Mark’s Place, 1978
St. Mark’s Place, East Village, Manhattan, NYC

Portorican flag, 1978 The Bowery, Manhattan, 1978

Puerto Rican flag, 1978
The Bowery, Manhattan

Happy girls, 1976 Lower East Side, Manhattan, NY

Happy girls, 1976
Lower East Side, Manhattan, NY

Italian gifts, 1978 Little Italy, Manhattan, NY 1978

Italian gifts, 1978
Little Italy, Manhattan, NYC

Talk at night, 1977 Downtown Manhattan, NY

Talk at night, 1977
Downtown Manhattan, NY

Three stories, 1978 Manhattan, NY., 1978

Three stories, 1978
Manhattan, NYC

Subway, At 72nd St, 1978 Manhattan, NY

Subway, At 72nd St, 1978
Manhattan, NY

"Littering is filthy & selfish so don't do it", 1978 Ansonia, Manhattan, NY 1978

“Littering is filthy & selfish so don’t do it”, 1978
Ansonia, Manhattan, NYC

Protected Cadillac,1976 (it's not a Cadillac, it's a Lincoln Continental) Manhattan, NY

Protected Lincoln Continental
Manhattan, NY

Twin Towers, 1978

Twin Towers, 1978

Residence for Alcoholics, 1977 The Bowery, Manhattan, NY, 1977

Residence for Alcoholics, 1977
The Bowery, Manhattan, NYC

Pianosky, 1978 Washington Sq., Mahattan, NY 1978

Pianosky, 1978
Washington Sq., Manhattan, NYC

At CBGB, 1978 The Bowery, Manhattan, NY. 1978 The Sic F*cks from Manic Panic at CBGB

At CBGB, 1978
The Sic F*cks from Manic Panic at CBGB

Snow in Manhattan 5 St. Mark's Place/2nd. Ave., East Village, Manhattan, NY 1978

Snow in Manhattan 5
St. Mark’s Place/2nd. Ave., East Village, Manhattan, NY 1978

Snow in Manhattan 4 Manhattan, NY, 1978

Snow in Manhattan 4
Manhattan, NY, 1978

By Manuel Armengol. Buy his books here. And see more of his brilliant images on Flickr.