Rudy Giuliani did so much to help New York City move on from the days when fear and crime ruled Manhattan is a much safer place now than it was a decade ago. New York City was a decidedly different place in the 1980s Drug crazed and battered by a high homicide rate, the island of Manhattan and the boroughs alike. The design that started it all! A graphic interpretation of the New York City subway system Original artwork inspired by the subway map Standard size for easy. NEW YORK Nostalgic New Yorkers can get a glimpse of the city streets of yesteryear with a new, interactive map cataloging the Big Apple of the 1980s. It will come as no surprise to anyone that New York City in the 80s was markedly different from the metropolitan hub we know today As homicide rates and drug addiction spiralled out of control, the city had yet to experience the effects of. But they are tools used by a group of government workers who wash and care for some of the oldest existing maps and architectural drawings of New York City. Luckily, being in the New York City area, there are plenty of delis left These are the best Note This list is arranged geographically, from north to south in Manhattan,. NEW YORK CITY In the 80s, you could run scared through Times Square You can now get a glimpse of Gothams grittier days through an interactive map that. The image has gone viral since it was discovered on Google Maps Many internet. The hoodlums board at 170th Street in the Bronx, and despite the New York City Transit Authority telling the filmmakers they couldnt film on its property, they.