24 Apocalyptic Photos Of New York City In The Dark

It’s like The Walking Dead out there.

1. At around 8PM on Monday most of lower Manhattan’s power was turned off.

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2. Here’s a before and after picture showing the stark contrast.

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3. On the left is Brooklyn. Most people just across the river have power.

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4. One of the only places to get food downtown are at halal and food carts. They’re also one of the only sources of light.

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5. Car headlights are the only other source of light. The following 5 photos have been taken by Randy Scott Lavin.

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10. This is the view from Brooklyn.

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11. Washington Square Park

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12. The Flatiron Building looking downtown.

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13. Sixth Avenue in Chelsea.

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14. Katie Lynch stands on the street with her dog Merlin in the West Village.

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15. People charging their cell phones at a generator supplied by a local theatre troupe in the East Village.

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20. The Empire State Building.

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21. Looking uptown towards Times Square.

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22. In between the Empire State Building and the Chrysler Building.

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23. Looking uptown.

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24. What uptown looks like from downtown.

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Power is expected to return either tomorrow or Saturday.

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