peep shows, the Blackout, economic crisis and looting. Ah, the good old days of NYC in the '70s

Raw footage. Lost photos of random moments NYC 1970s, probably from someone's shoebox who just discovered how to scan and blog. Just the images, no conclusive commentary. A blank slate for your eyes to interpret - have times changed for better or worse? Were some things worth preserving? Why? And who would have paid the cost -- fiscally and emotionally.  42nd Street grit vs. Micky Mouse. Who should have won? What did we lose in the sell-out? (as an aside, take a look at NYC 1970s proposal to legalize prostitution. Clearly, it didnt passNo matter how shady, there will always be something alluring about 1970s New York.