Vintage Photograph Shows Streets of Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, After the Great Blackout of 1977

Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, after the 1977 blackout in New York City.
Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, after the 1977 blackout in New York City.
Photo: r/nyc

The New York City Blackout of 1977 was an electrical blackout on July 13th-14th in which rioting and looting occurred across the City in the evening hours. In this vintage photograph captured on the 14th, see the aftermath in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, on what is possibly Macon Street.

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