Monday, May 31, 2010

Happy Memorial Day

U.S. Flags lining the skating rink at Rockefeller Plaza.

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Sidewalk Nap

Catching an evening nap on a Greenwich Village sidewalk

Friday, May 21, 2010


The Empire State Building almost hidden by a couple of Stuyvesant Town Buildings

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Ghost Town

An unusually tranquil moment at the eastern end of Grand Street - with no traffic and hardly any people in sight. This was a few days ago just before sundown.

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

The Brooklyner

A new apartment tower in downtown Brooklyn - the tallest building in Brooklyn (at least as of now).

Monday, May 17, 2010

The Changing Face of the Bowery

Lots of new faces on a block with many old faces along this stretch of the Bowery, near Spring Street.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Fight The Good Fight of Faith...

are the words above this entrance to the Chapel of St. Georges Episcopal Church at East 18th Street.

Thursday, May 13, 2010

As Daylight Fades...

...the lights in the city turn on. Two more from the same lower east side apartment as the previous post's: First, looking northeast towards the Upper East Side and the 59th Street Bridge. Next, looking southwest towards the city hall / financial district.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Evening Skyline

Midtown as viewed from the Lower East Side. Building with blue lights (left) = Con Edison Bldg; white lights = MetLife clock tower; green lights = Empire State Building; gold topped building in front of ESB = New York Life Bldg.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Vintage Subway

Interiors of some of the vintage subway cars on display at the New York City Transit Museum. The museum is in an abandoned subway station at Court Street, Brooklyn.

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Beekman Revisited

Another Lower East Side view of the downtown skyline and Frank Gehry's Beekman Tower under construction (from late April). Here's the view from a different LES vantage point posted in February.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Brooklyn Skyline

Clouds, clouds, clouds, over the downtown Brooklyn high rises - seen from Corlears Hook, Lower East Side.

Monday, May 3, 2010

W Union Square

W Hotel at Union Square - interesting architecture.