Take a Peek at New York City Streets in 1980s Through These Vintage Home Videos

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Check out these vintage home videos shot by Nelson Sullivan showing typical street scenes in the East Village in the 1980s. More scenes like these can be found in the 5 Ninth Avenue Project, the NYU-run YouTube channel that is digitizing and releasing the vast archives of Sullivan's video.

Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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