As Gothamist highlighted Wednesday, the MTA has chosen to feature the “vertigo-inducing” photographs of Navid Baraty on the walls of the Bowling Green subway station. The exhibit, entitled “Intersection,” uses images Baraty captured from the ledges of New York City’s tall buildings and skyscrapers.
NEW YORK — An 80-foot Norway spruce that made it through Superstorm Sandy was transformed into a beacon of shimmering glory Wednesday when New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others turned its lights on at Rockefeller Center. Thousands of onlookers crowded behind barricades on the streets that surrounded the center during the traditional tree-lighting …
One of New York City’s most famous photographs turned 80 Thursday. “Lunch Atop A Skyscraper,” showing 11 workers eating lunch while sitting on a steel beam 800 feet above Rockefeller Center, was taken on September 20, 1932.
CDZA, a group of musicians who you may remember from “The Human Jukebox,” is back with a great new video tribute to New York City streets and their famous musician namesakes.