Just a few miscellaneous pictures from the past week of scouting. I was checking out a large office building when I happened to pass by these offices, which have been made up to look like a subway station with two full-sized trains replicas (individual offices are actually in the train through those doors). Crazy!
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I’ve been scouting warehouse rooftops in Brooklyn on the East River recently. Though this one in Greenpoint has a pretty great view…
…what really impressed me is that I had apparently stumbled into racquetball heaven!
There were dozens and dozens . . .
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I’ve been scouting midtown office spaces recently, many of which have had some pretty great views of the city like the one below.
I’m a big fan of buildings with ornamentation that is essentially invisible from the street, and I happened to notice something neat on the roof of . . .
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I was walking down Hudson Ave today in Brooklyn’s Vinegar Hill neighborhood when I realized I’d never taken any of the roads leading east. Why not? I guess I’ve always just assumed everything in that corner of Brooklyn to be ConEd-type utility plants, never a good place to do any sort of filming. Always looking for something new to explore, I decided . . .
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A few weeks ago, I ran a post about a guy who emailed me for help in finding a unique New York location to propose to his girlfriend. I turned the question over to Scouting NY readers asking for original ideas (not the Empire State Building observatory!), and we received a ton of really great options. Since then, I’ve been waiting to . . .
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So weird…I was scouting Staten Island today near New Dorp Lane. Lacking quarters for the meters, I turned onto the suburban side streets and found a spot. I got out of my car…and felt like I was being watched.
Turns out, I was: by a tree!
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→ Read More: The Trees Have Eyes in Staten Island