Photographer Robert Herman takes a look at city life through his pictures in a way that instantly transports you back to a simpler, more relaxed, graffiti tolerant time -- even if you aren't old enough to remember that period or to have lived in it.

These were the days when punk rockers actually stood out on a crowded city street and there was no need to read cheesy subway advertising because you were trying to figure out what that tag above the stop map said.

Take a stroll down memory lane or at least a look at retro city life through the lens of photographer Robert Herman.