Amazing Photographs Of The Summer Of 1969 In New York

Published July 30, 2013
Updated March 3, 2021

While the social changes of the 1960s are often associated with California, New York was undergoing its own change.

While the late 1960s are often associated with the cultural shift spurred by the cities of California, New York City was undergoing its own significant and rapid transformation. With Greenwich Village becoming the hippie enclave of the East Coast and New York experiencing an accelerated white flight, the demographics and make-up of the city quickly changed. Below, we take a fascinating look at the summer of 1969 in New York:

A Model In New York In 1969
Hanging Out In New York City
Pink Fashion In New York
Hare Krishnas
Amazing Photographs Of The Summer Of 1969 In New York
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Alec
Alexander is a Brooklyn-based cofounder of All That's Interesting with an undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia in History and Economics and an MSc from the School of Oriental and African Studies in Economics. He specializes in American history, the Cold War, and true crime.