Vintage Photographs Show Bushwick, Brooklyn in the Early 1980s

AbukusPlace recently put together this great roundup of street photography from an unknown photographer showing the Brooklyn neighborhood of Bushwick back in the early 1980s.

Handshake Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, September 1984.
Handshake Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, September 1984.
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Roller Skates, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, circa 1984.
Roller Skates, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, circa 1984.
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High Hat Hand Raised, Bushwick, Brooklyn, April 1982.
High Hat Hand Raised, Bushwick, Brooklyn, April 1982.
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Sherlock's Shadow, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
Sherlock's Shadow, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
Photo: AbakusPlace
Boy in a Tire, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
Boy in a Tire, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
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Unisex Beauty Salon, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
Unisex Beauty Salon, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, 1984.
Photo: AbakusPlace
Boyz to Men, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, October 1982.
Boyz to Men, Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, October 1982.
Photo: AbakusPlace
Photo: AbakusPlace
Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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