Here is a fascinating and sad look at the state of Uptown in the 1970s. Back when the neighborhood was littered with burnt-out and vacant buildings left unsecured to the elements. The video starts with static. Read more here.
Update: We found another Uptown video on Media Burn from 1983 featuring the Jesus People. There are lots of views of the 4600 and 4700 blocks of Malden.