Pic of the Day: New York City Summer, 1953


Life magazine ran a photo series back in 1953 depicting the sweltering New York City summer and what the locals did to keep cool. It remains the warmest year to date in New York history thanks to a heat wave that brought temperatures as high as 102 degrees in September. Click through and spend the rest of your day wishing you could run under a fire hydrant like these kids — and perhaps fearing what the rest of this summer will bring…

[via InterWeb3000]