Tag: new york

Jul 20, 2013

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

Imagining Manhattan Inside the Grand Canyon

At the end of 2012, Swiss photographer Gus Petro traveled to the United States. On his trip he visited the Grand Canyon in Arizona. 277 miles (446 km) long, up to 18 miles (29 km) wide and over 6,000 ft (1,800 m) deep, it is considered one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the…

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Jun 19, 2013

The Abandoned Island in the Middle of New York

The Abandoned Island in the Middle of New York

Situated between the Bronx and Riker’s Island is a small parcel of land in the East River known as North Brother Island. The island is small, measuring approximately 400 meters x 250 meters. Together with its smaller counterpart South Brother Island, the two have a land area of about 20 acres (81,400 square meters).…

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May 30, 2013

21 Moments with Humans of New York

21 Moments with Humans of New York

After losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon Stanton moved to the Big Apple and started a blog called Humans of New York (HONY) in the summer of 2010. Stanton recalls: “HONY resulted from an idea that I had to construct a photographic census of New York City. I thought it…

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May 27, 2013

Picture of the Day: Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds

Picture of the Day: Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds

Crimson Skies and Mammatus Clouds Photograph by beau-dog on Flickr In this amazing photo, we see crimson mammatus clouds over Citi Field in Queens, New York. The photograph of the intense storm was taken before the game on June 26, 2009 by Flickr user beau-dog. Citi Field is the home baseball park…

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May 14, 2013

Picture of the Day: Intersection of Reflection

Picture of the Day: Intersection of Reflection

INTERSECTION OF REFLECTION Photograph by NAVID BARATY Website | 500px | Facebook | Twitter | Behance | Google+ In this brilliant photograph by Navid Baraty, we see the Avenue of the Americas located in midtown Manhattan, New York, from above. The road is also perfectly reflected in the building Navid is shooting…

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Apr 18, 2013

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

An Old Clock Tower Converted Into a Penthouse

Located in the trendy DUMBO (down under the Manhattan bridge overpass) neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York is One Main Street; a 126-unit loft conversion by David Walentas (creator of the DUMBO neighbourhood) in 1998. The former cardboard box factory was originally built in 1915 and features a beautiful clock tower. Walentas renamed it the…

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Mar 23, 2013

Picture of the Day: Central Park 90 Days Apart

Picture of the Day: Central Park 90 Days Apart

CENTRAL PARK 90 DAYS APART Photograph by Michael Nguyen In this photograph by Michael Nguyen we see a statue in Central Park (Manhattan, New York) captured in the Autumn and Winter approximately 90 days apart. It’s nice to see that despite the season, the park still gets utilized. Nguyen remarked the two…

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