[Heavily damaged storefronts and homes]

[Heavily damaged storefronts and homes]
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Title: [Heavily damaged storefronts and homes]

A view of very heavily damaged storefronts and homes. The buildings are completely gutted and two appear burned. The siding is missing and deteriorating. The glass in windows and doors is either broken or missing. One of the storefronts is a restaurant as "Restaurant" is still visible on the store's sign. Additionally, the view may be of Knickerbocker Avenue, as the restaurant sign appears to have the address 489 Knickerbocker, but the sign is too damaged to be sure. The sign also seems to include the word "pizzeria". The adjacent building also seems to be some sort of food purveyor, given the "food" sign still partially intact. There are large piles of debris outside the store fronts.

Date: 1977
Location: Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: unknown
Collection: 1977 Blackout Slide collection
Subject: Electric power failures
Demolished buildings
Townhouses (Attached houses)
Institution: Brooklyn Historical Society
Medium: Color slides
ID: v2007.042.72