The tale about the rich and complex history of Bronx could be endless.
In the second part of our photo journey into the Bronx life, we review the most difficult period in the life of this borough — the late 20th century and the days and nights of the urban blight.
The focus of this show is the South Bronx, that once was the tranquil farmlands of the Morris family and the location of the first commuter towns, situated along the new railroad.
Bronx has a bad reputation between new yorkers and known as dangerous and criminal area.
That`s all because of scary stories and legends which people retelling each other until present days.
However, it concerns just a small part of this district – a South Bronx. The rest parts of this New York`s borough are interesting historical places and can bring a lot of pleasure for a curious people.
«Ah, when the heroin is in my blood, and that blood is in my head, then thank God that I’m as good as dead.» —«Heroin» the Velvet Underground
Harlem is far from being the worst ghetto in New York. In the South Bronx, where European movie companies now shoot their footage on the destruction of Germany after WW II, there are districts where nine out of ten people die an unnatural death — from murder, hunger, overdose, rat bites, etc. Sometimes it seems new york was finished. We loosing war with drugs, we loosing people!
People on Wall Street had no idea what was going on in Bronx.