Monday, February 20, 2012

Cast Iron Ruins

This is such a sad site along lower Madison. This heavy railing is broken and rusted, the windows shuttered, and the brownstone steps are badly crumbled. But it's obvious this was once a very handsome house on the hill just below the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and little Bleecker Park.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Spike and Spiral

A bit of an elegant iron rail around outside the Old Post Office on Broadway opposite the foot of State Street.

Friday, February 17, 2012

Through The Arcade

Looking into the hardly used, but still elegant Arcade at the corner of Broadway and Maiden Lane.

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

You Are Here

I've always been amused by maps which inform me You Are Here. In this case, it's a map at the corner of State and Lodge Streets which also informs me of the location of the Knickerbocker Arena, long since renamed twice.

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Old News

The newspaper in this box at the southeast corner of State and South Pearl Streets hasn't been changed since Christmas week!