A defining decade in New York City, the 1970s cultivated numerous iconic movies, bands, and cultural icons. While the 70s are long gone, they’re not forgotten – fans continue to pay pilgrimage to once-famous venues, many of which are largely unrecognizable today. Embark on a visual journey to these NYC locations that live on through film, music, and pop culture.
It’s 1977, and a nineteen year-old Italian boy struts down Brooklyn’s 86th street to a Bee Gees soundtrack. In an instant, John Travolta became a star from his role in Saturday Night Fever, and that walk down a seemingly anonymous street was made into an iconic scene that lives on in cinematic history. Lenny’s Pizza is still there, so make sure you grab a slice.