Video: Inside New York City's Largest Homeless Shelter Video: Inside New York City's Largest Homeless Shelter
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Video: Inside New York City's Largest Homeless Shelter

by Zachary Slobig

December 2, 2010

The unsheltered homeless population of New York City increased 47% from 2009 to 2010. The 30th Street Men's Shelter, better known as "Bellevue," has the most cots in town. Photo journalist Eric Michael Johnson produced this intimate look behind the walls of that former asylum. He wasn't given permission, so he just checked himself in. 

What are your ideas for fixing the homeless problem? 

Via Mother Jones

 


 

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Video: Inside New York City's Largest Homeless Shelter