Streets of London or New York City?

First one should be easy

(see New York Press for the answers)

London Street Photography — “images by over 70 photographers who have recorded fleeting moments in London, capturing the faces and lives of ordinary people who populate this complicated and ever-changing metropolis” — and City Scenes: Highlights of New York Street Photography — “30 key works by New York photographers will provide a counterpart illustrating the rich tradition of street photography in New York City” —at the Museum of the City of New York.

Now thru Dec. 2.

And MCNY is now on tumblr

"Always fascinating, always inspiring — Ever new New York!"

Excerpts from this travel film reveal the New York of 1962, with its furious construction, booming tourism, and jazzy soundtrack. (via the Atlantic)

timschreier:

“Teases”

timschreier:

“Teases”

lady in pink
new york city, spring 1975
city  life, midtown manhattan
© All rights reserved by Nick DeWolf Photo Archive 
(via JVNY)

lady in pink

new york city, spring 1975

city life, midtown manhattan

© All rights reserved by Nick DeWolf Photo Archive

(via JVNY)

Abraham Walkowitz, 1908
Walkowitz in his studio at 8 East 23rd Street. For three months  that year, he shared his cot with the artist Max Weber, who needed a  place to crash.

You know, the primary thing about a New York  apartment is that it must be quiet,” says the artist Taylor  Mead, who has lived since 1979 in a 260-square-foot hovel on Ludlow  Street. “And have nice light.” New York artists have always been  famously accommodating about their accommodations, choosing to live here  as spartans or slobs (or both) rather than anywhere else. This is the  city at its most romantic…
The Perpetual Garret Where the starving artists slept
(New York Mag)

(i used to live in this kind of apt. in ave. a b)

Abraham Walkowitz, 1908

Walkowitz in his studio at 8 East 23rd Street. For three months that year, he shared his cot with the artist Max Weber, who needed a place to crash.

You know, the primary thing about a New York apartment is that it must be quiet,” says the artist Taylor Mead, who has lived since 1979 in a 260-square-foot hovel on Ludlow Street. “And have nice light.” New York artists have always been famously accommodating about their accommodations, choosing to live here as spartans or slobs (or both) rather than anywhere else. This is the city at its most romantic…

The Perpetual Garret
Where the starving artists slept

(New York Mag)

(i used to live in this kind of apt. in ave. a b)

Untitled (View of Manhattan), 1995, by Herbert Katzman Blue chalk on yellow paper Collection of the Katzman family
Glorious Sky: Herbert Katzman’s New York

Untitled (View of Manhattan), 1995, by Herbert Katzman
Blue chalk on yellow paper
Collection of the Katzman family

Glorious Sky: Herbert Katzman’s New York

That Gotham glow: The powerful Sperry searchlight drapes the dark  city in light. The Woolworth Building is lit up like a candle.
(via the bowery boys)

That Gotham glow: The powerful Sperry searchlight drapes the dark city in light. The Woolworth Building is lit up like a candle.

(via the bowery boys)

penultimate (of the year/decade) full moon tonight
(pic via JH/NYSD — The full moon over Manhattan at 64th Street and Riverside Blvd.)

penultimate (of the year/decade) full moon tonight

(pic via JH/NYSDThe full moon over Manhattan at 64th Street and Riverside Blvd.)