This building is extremely out of character for this neighborhood in Philadelphia, which is old but generally very well maintained, preserved, or rebuilt, except for this. So of course I am featuring it.
Tag Archives: Nikkor PC-E 24mm
I had this idea for a possible new series– adding a twist to my shots of empty city street scenes on early weekend mornings by posing myself in the image wearing a hat, suit, and overcoat or raincoat. I put it off and off, in part because it’s hard enough running around the city taking […]
This view is from a small landing area next to a not-yet-opened park in Greenpoint called Transmitter Park. I like the unusual view of the NYC skyline, with the midtown skyscrapers to the right, an unusual long cluster of low slung apartment buildings in the middle, and finally the power plant in the left foreground. […]
This is the building of the Second Bank of the United States in Philadelphia. As I mentioned Monday, the First and Second Banks of the United States were very controversial in their day, and part of the dispute about them centered on whether the Federal government had the power to charter a National Bank. Today […]
This is a simple shot up Milton Street in Greenpoint, looking towards its terminating T-intersection with Manhattan Avenue. In the distance through and above the trees you get 2 glimpses of St. Anthony & St. Alphonsus Church on Manhattan Avenue. In the left foreground you can see St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. The image is a simple […]