Approaching Union Square East during rush hour
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Here are two photos of the Williamsburg Bridge (connecting Lower East Side, Manhattan with Williamsburg, Brooklyn) that I don't think I posted here yet. The first is from about 4 weeks ago on a day with unusually heavy cloud traffic. The second one is from about 6 weeks ago, taken around twilight from a higher/closer vantage point.
Monday, April 25, 2011
Friday, April 22, 2011
Thursday, April 21, 2011
The bridge made famous by Simon & Garfunkel's "59th Street Bridge Song" has recently been renamed the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. The new name honors former Mayor Ed Koch, who is credited for rehabilitating NYC's crumbling infrastructure (including this bridge) after taking office.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Two photos from the end of March - both taken from 20 floors up. First looking west over LES, Chinatown, FiDi, and Tribeca. The second, looking southwest over LES, Two Bridges, and Brooklyn in the background.
Tuesday, April 19, 2011
This weekend I walkd thru the newly refurbished East River Park. At its northern end, the park environment (and new landscaping) abruptly turns industrial thanks to the neighboring Consolidated Edison (Con Ed) power plant. I came across these two scenes with contrasting elements of both environments