Whenever I see a sign like the one below hanging outside of an abandoned property, I immediately feel an intense desire to get inside. When such a sign is hanging outside a hotel built in the early 1900′s in Southern California that has been boarded up since 1939, that urge goes through the roof.
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Hey everyone – I’m going to be on WNYC (our NPR station) on the Leonard Lopate Show today at 1pm! Tune in to 93.9 FM if you’re in the area, or, listen online here!
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When it was completed in 1909, the original Met-Life headquarters at 5 Madison Ave was the tallest building in the world.
(thanks for sharing the pic, edenpictures!)
Though it lost the title in 1913 to the Woolworth, the Clocktower Building has been an integral part of the Manhattan skyline ever . . .
→ Read More: Inside the Clocktower
Quick announcement – I’m going to be a guest on the Leonard Lopate show on NPR! I should be on the Tuesday show – I’ll post the times on Monday for anyone interested in tuning in.
Now for my Friday assortment of random pictures I took during the past week. First, what can only be described as an umbrella graveyard at Mulberry & Prince:
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There’s a really great new art installation in and around Madison Square Park…
…which serves as a reminder that you should stop worrying about looking like a tourist…
…and look up once in a while.
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→ Read More: They’re Watching You Above Madison Square Park
I took this picture of Herald Square (6th Ave btw. 34th & 35th) this morning at about 6:45. A second later, I took the following picture. See if you can pick out the difference. Hint: the change is only a few pixels in size.
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→ Read More: Something Strange in Herald Square