While the late 1960s are often associated with the cultural shift spurred by the cities of California, New York City was undergoing it’s 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:
Bonus Videos Of 1969 In New York
All images above from Life Magazine – Summer in the City: Revisiting the Ultra-Cool ‘New York Look’ of 1969.
And if you enjoyed these photographs of the summer of 1969 in New York, check out All That Is Interesting’s posts on the most iconic photos of the 1960s and fascinating photographs of 1960s Afghanistan!