The High Line is a 1-mile New York City linear park built which runs along the lower west side of Manhattan. The High Line currently runs from Gansevoort Street, three blocks below West 14th Street, in the Meatpacking District, to 30th Street, through the neighborhood of Chelsea to the West Side Yard, near the Javits Convention Center.
Explore #13 6/17/07 On Saturday night, Kevin's friend Captain Darin invited us to be his guests on a three hour cruise on the Spirit of New Jersey. We hung out with Darin in the Wheel Room, ate good food, saw beautiful NYC from the river - including fireworks and the Statue of Liberty waaaay up close (as close as he could get us without the Coast Guard comin' afer us!), and...well, had a super fun time!
NYC - UES: The Duke House
1009 Fifth Avenue, also known as the Duke House, or originally the Benjamin N. and Sarah Duke House, is red-brick French classical Neo-Classical building with large curved bays on its avenue and sidestreet frontages topped by balustrated balconies, a very handsome rusticated limestone one-story base, limestone quoins, a handsome fenced moat, and a delightful mansard roof capped with finials that were replaced in 1985 when the building was renovated and subdivided into apartments. Designed by…
MULBERRY STREET 1900. Today I would like to present my favorite vintage photo of one of New York City's most interesting streets. It is actually a crop of a much larger, well known photo. I like the way it isolates this part of the street. It is the kind of photo I like to enlarge and take some time to look at all the details, especially the faces of the folks on the street. Most seem comfortable, maybe intrigued with having their picture taken. Barefoot kid. Fruit and vegetable carts…
Vintage: New York’s Bohemian Greenwich Village (1910s – 1920s)
Jessie Tarbox Beals (1870 – 1942) was an American photographer, the first published female photojournalist in the United States mostly known for her portraits