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How The 1977 Blackout Was Bushwick's Grimmest Moment

Knickerbocker Avenue, circa 1980. (Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensiegel/5574265148/">Steven Siegel</a>)


Corner of Broadway and De Kalb, mid-1970s. (Photo via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:VIEW_FROM_UNDER_ELEVATED_TRAIN_TRACKS_AT_BUSHWICK_AVENUE_IN_BROOKLYN,_NEW_YORK_CITY._THE_INNER_CITY_TODAY_IS_AN..._-_NARA_-_555890.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>)


Under the elevated train in Bushwick, 1974. (Photo via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:THE_UNDERSIDE_OF_AN_ELEVATED_TRAIN_PLATFORM_IS_PART_OF_THE_ENVIRONMENT_ON_BUSHWICK_AVENUE_IN_BROOKLYN,_NEW_YORK_CITY..._-_NARA_-_555930.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>)



Bushwick near Knickerbocker Avenue, early 1980s. (Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensiegel/5750395889">Steven Siegel</a>)


Bushwick, 1980s. (Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensiegel/15264958604">Steven Siegel/Flickr</a>)


Looking towards Manhattan from Bushwick, circa 1982. (Photo by <a href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/stevensiegel/6120357273//">Steven Siegel</a>)