Pieces of NYC 82: Past in the Present

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Throughout the city you can find historic images of locations from very near the locations in which they were taken.

This one is sad, though: the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center from a few blocks north on Hudson Street.


Pieces of NYC 71: David Bowie

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No disrespect intended, but when David Bowie passed away in January of 2016, New York City lost its shit.  Fans mourned with candles and teddy bears and whatnot in front of his residence, local papers published lists of his favorite NYC locations, and memorial murals popped up everywhere.

Fast forward almost two years.  This clever piece is hidden in plain sight in that area that’s not quite the East Village, but it’s also not technically Greenwich Village Either – just east of Broadway.  I can’t identify the street.  Good luck finding it!