Photo Essay: How City Kids Kept Cool in 1953
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The blog [Ephemeral New York]has a photo spread fromLifemagazine's photographer Peter Stackpoleof kids cooling off in Nolita during the 1953 heatwave. (http://nypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/firehydrantspray1.jpg) (http://nypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/firehydrantspray2.jpg) (http://nypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/firehydrantspray3.jpg) (http://nypress.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/firehydrantspray4.jpg) Looks fun 'til the cops showed up, would it fly today? -Compiled by Alissa Fleck