Shapes and shadows from common iron fences line Brooklyn’s sidewalks. Notice them!
What detail you can see from a zoomy lens and a Manhattan rooftop garden!
This is the High Bridge Watertower, which this Untapped Cities article discusses in more detail than I am able.
George Washington slept here.
According to the New York Post he watched the battle of Washington Heights here. This elm tree is “The Dinosaur,” at 300+ years old — one of NYC’s oldest.
I love the contrast between these two features: City Hall and the residence at 56 Leonard Street in TriBeCa.
Way up at 173rd Street, you can visit one of the emptiest parks in the Manhattan. (Not pictured: epic views of the George Washington Bridge.)
This was taken in either Manhattan or Brooklyn, I’m not sure which. But it doesn’t matter. You can look just about anywhere in the city and find one of these “Hate Has No Home Here” signs, because a whole bunch of really great people live in NYC.
Imagine, while viewing this photograph, George Gershwin’s, “Rhapsody in Blue,” and the opening sequence of Woody Allen’s, Manhattan. Or watch just watch it.
Sometimes you can’t see the best part of a building from the street; sometimes you have to see from eye level. Frescos somewhere south of 34th-ish.
Many out of town visitors like to visit the Empire State Building, and they should. However, the view from Rockefeller Center is better. You can see the Empire State Building.
Check out the clock faces here! What an architectural treasure in a sea of glass and steel. Brief research tells me this is the Paramount Building. Completed in 1927, it’s an official New York City landmark.