ITT photographs from 25+ years ago with modern image quality

BunnyJinx
BunnyJinx

ITT photographs from 25+ years ago with modern image quality

All urls found in this thread:

youtube.com/watch?v=fT4lDU-QLUY&t

StrangeWizard
StrangeWizard

mid 70s NYC

Supergrass
Supergrass

NYC 1943

Fried_Sushi
Fried_Sushi

1952

Lunatick
Lunatick

70's NYC was awesome. My dad is always bitching about it but I think this city lost a bit of it's character when all these rich white cunts moved in.

Still wouldn't live anywhere else though

Garbage Can Lid
Garbage Can Lid

Ireland (?) ~1910

King_Martha
King_Martha

French soldiers in 1870

almost looks like a smartphone photo desu

SniperGod
SniperGod

NYC 1890's

TurtleCat
TurtleCat

Full of whores and niggers, nope

LuckyDusty
LuckyDusty

Gentrification ruins anywhere.

CouchChiller
CouchChiller

I hope you under 20 fags realize the old cameras that used film were just as super high fidelity as your 25 meg cell phone camera it's simply a matter of scanning them via hi res photo scanners.

eGremlin
eGremlin

Movies are good for this if you can find them in HD quality

CodeBuns
CodeBuns

not really, it's also a matter of colorization

Dreamworx
Dreamworx

Yes I realized that. Still this thread is for those high quality images regardless

Nude_Bikergirl
Nude_Bikergirl

Eh, I have a love/hate relationship with Hipsters. They made the North Shore of Staten Island a nice place and the artists are fun, but I see what happened to Williamsburg when the creative people couldn't afford to live there either and now it's boring tech people with few exceptions like the Last Podcast on the Left guys and can't help but think that may be where we are headed

epic XD

King_Martha
King_Martha

Man fuck that shit all it does is fuck the soul and culture out if a place for money and boring rich fucks who complain about the place they moved into not fitting their headcanon

T. Brooklynite

Evil_kitten
Evil_kitten

Confederate Lewis Payne, 1865.

Bidwell
Bidwell

Yeah overall they fucking suck though. Delasio sucks rich people cock so it will never happen but I wish we could put a moratorium on Luxury apartment building and letting rich cunts move in and push all the locals out

iluvmen
iluvmen

Any of Ponting's photos on the Terra Nova Expedition (1910-13)
I love how in this one we see singular ice crystals.

Methshot
Methshot

it's striking how modern the whole set of photographs look, something about his shirt and pose i g uess

Lunatick
Lunatick

densley packed highly populated culturally void shithole filled with litter and crime

The only way to enjoy NYC is if you're a yuppie.

viagrandad
viagrandad

he didn't grow up as a Puerto Rican in a Puerto Rican controlled ethno neighborhood in the 1970s in the Bronx
baka senpai

w8t4u
w8t4u

Densely packed

That's a bad thing?

Culturally void

lmao, yeah the cultural Mecca of America is culturally void

litter and crime

Unfortunately the 70's ended, now everyone wants to get rid of it

Flameblow
Flameblow

all the sewage and trash on the street

I was born in Caracas, I know what that's like. It's your home, and you'll always have a soft spot for it, but sometimes I wish it wasn't that way.

That's a bad thing?

It's fucking awful. Why do you think there's so much crime?

lmao, yeah the cultural Mecca of America is culturally void

homogenous culture > multicultural cities

now everyone wants to get rid of it

Well they're not doing a very good job.

JunkTop
JunkTop

It's fucking awful. Why do you think there's so much crime?

But there isn't Also it' comfy and that means there's all the more people ti meet, and what kind of antisocial fuck dislikes that?

homogenous culture > multicultural cities
Snooze. You're just some scared cuck who is terrified of other people

Methnerd
Methnerd

Wrong, you moron, it's for the exact opposite reason I prefer smaller, tight-knit communities. No one in New York is your neighbor, they're just a rat in the same maze as you. There's no empathy, no connection between people.

Just because you're surrounded by more people doesn't mean you're less alone.

Stupidasole
Stupidasole

Here's some 1080p footage of New York in 1993, which is 24 years but that's good enough, right?

youtube.com/watch?v=fT4lDU-QLUY&t

It's pretty much the same as now only nobody has cellphones.

Playboyize
Playboyize

Endorsing being a yuppie
Being proud of being a yuppie

Now THIS is Shitposting with a capital S

happy_sad
happy_sad

This. This is why I'm so jealous of Mexican immigrants. Their home lives are often so great because they have family and close communities. Fucking rich people have to prove they're better than everyone else; our individualism is killing us.

AwesomeTucker
AwesomeTucker

That's not unique to Mexicans; That's how all are immigrants are

Raving_Cute
Raving_Cute

All I have experience with are Mexicans and Saudis, and the Saudis are all rich asshats who drive American Muscle and keep their wives holed up in their dorm rooms and won't let them out in public.

Burnblaze
Burnblaze

Yeah but at the same time, you were way more likely to get stabbed then.

RumChicken
RumChicken

Ah, the vagina of Socrates' wife.

w8t4u
w8t4u

I wonder if all these pedestrians survived.

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