Eyes on the Street: Friday, August 4, 2006


Woman crossing at 43rd Street and Ninth Avenue. Video still by Clarence Eckerson

  • That images is so sad. What on earth are we thinking?

  • truth seeker

    this photo is actually 8th avenue

  • Thanks. Are you sure?

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