Eerie photos show why this overcrowded street in New York was recently called the ‘boulevard of death’

  • Lower Manhattan’s Canal Street was recently given the name “boulevard of death” by a group of advocates for safer transit in New York.
  • One reason behind the name is the high number of deaths and injuries that have happened along this street. 
  • There’s a mix of million-dollar condos and abandoned storefronts, with many businesses having to close their doors because expensive real estate has driven up the costs of formerly affordable spaces to live and work.


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