When Walls are Watching

When Walls are Watching

The Highline park, New York City, Dec. 6, 2016.

Old English

Old English

An old English Elm (Ulmus procera) courageously holding on to its last autumn leaves near the Engineers Gate in Central Park today Dec. 5, 2016.

Life Imitates Art

Life Imitates Art

The Libyan Sibyl (1860) by William Wetmore Story (1819-1895) and a lady writing in her diary at the Metropolitan Museum of Art; from my archive, 2009.

The Mighty Elm

The Mighty Elm

A golden Elm tree near the Reservoir in Central Park today Dec. 1, 2016.

Under a Golden Willow

Under a Golden Willow

A weeping willow at the Pool in Central Park, Nov. 28, 2016.

Toddlers on a Rope

Todlers on a Rope

A line of toddlers on a rope under a vibrant red maple tree at The Great Lawn in Central Park today Monday Nov. 28, 2016.

Central Park Gold

Central Park Gold

Under the mighty beech trees in Central Park, Sunday Nov. 27, 2016.

Second Spring

Second Spring

“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” –Albert Camus

Colors of the Upper Lobe

Colors of the Upper Lobe

Autumn colors at a part of The Lake known as the Upper Lobe, with a view of Oak Bridge; Central Park, New York City.

Urban Autumn Wilderness

Urban Autumn Wilderness

Autumn colors in a remote corner of The Great Hill in Central Park, Nov. 22, 2016.

An Angel Gets a Bath

An Angel Gets a Bath

Bethesda, the Angel of the Waters in Central Park, is getting her annual bath after a long hot summer.

Wagner Cove

Wagner Cove

The Lake and Wagner Cove with its rustic boatlanding in Central Park, Nov. 18, 2016.

The San Remo

The San Remo

The San Remo apartment towers seen over The Lake in Central Park today Nov. 18, 2016. Still much autumn color left.

The Central Park Cavalry

The Central Park Cavalry

Mounted NYPD officers patrolling near the Great Lawn in Central Park today Nov. 17, 2016.

A Pool of Color

A Pool of Color

The Pool in Central Park, Nov. 16, 2016.

The Awe of the Oculus

The Awe of the Oculus

Santiago Calatrava’s Oculus of the World Trade Center transportation hub at Battery Park City.

In a World of Long Shadows

In a World of Long Shadows

Late afternoon near the Reservoir in Central Park, New York City.

Under the Mighty Ginkgo Tree

Under the Mighty Ginkgo Tree

A yellow Ginkgo biloba tree and red Japanese Maple in The Ramble of Central Park this afternoon Friday Nov. 11, 2016

On a Path Through Autumn Wonderland

On a Path Through Autumn Wonderland

Central Park today Nov. 10, 2016. Still plenty of color and sunshine two days after the USA elections.

Grateful for Trees

Grateful for Trees

All I can do today is contemplate this mighty Oak tree in Central Park and hope for the best……..

Closing Time

Closing Time

The end of a day at the New York Public Library in New York City.

Blue Skies

Blue Skies

The Lake in Central Park with a view of the San Remo towers.

Lake View

Lake View

The Lake seen from the Ramble in Central Park with the San Remo apartment towers in the distance, Sunday Nov. 6, 2016.

Running with Colors

Running with colors

Central Park at North Meadow, New York City.

The Conspiracy

The Conspiracy

Three girls under a tree in Central Park.

The Mighty Tupelo

The Mighty Tupelo

A black tupelo, also known as sourgum or blackgum, in its fall foliage at the Center of the Ramble in Central Park. The tree measures 81.18 feet (24.74 meter) tall with a trunk diameter of 49.5 inches (1.25 meter) and a canopy spread of 56 feet (17 meter) according to the Central Park Conservancy. Nov. 2, 2016.

A Temple to Art

A Temple to Art

Worshippers entering the Metropolitan Museum of Art today Nov. 2, 2016.

An Urban Pond

A Pond in New York

The Pond and Gapstow Bridge in Central Park today Nov 1, 2016.

Rambling Along

Rambling Along

The Ramble in Central Park today Oct. 31, 2016. For more of my autumn shots go to: http://cornelisverwaal.photoshelter.com/portfolio/G0000rGZ46Ck5iYc

Autumn Hues

Autumn Hues

The Pool in Central Park, New York City.

The Mysterious Lady in the Ramble

A Golden Ramble

The Ramble in Central Park today Oct. 29, 2016.

Autumn Yellow

Autumn Yellow

At the Pool in Central Park, New York City, Oct. 28, 2016.

Autumn Red

Autumn Red

A maple tree showing off its autumn colors on this rainy day in Central Park, Oct. 27, 2016.

Tupelo Gold

Tupelo Gold

Tupelo tree decked out in autumn colors at Tupelo Meadow in the Ramble of Central Park.

An Autumn Run

An Autumn Run

Autumn exercise in Central Park, New York City.

Floating on a Starry Lake

Floating on a Starry Lake

The Lake in Central Park, New York City

Parking Signs

Parking Signs

No shortage of signs at this parking garage in midtown Mahattan.

Home of the Horses

Home of the Horses

The stables of the Central Park carriage horses on West 38th street in Manhattan.

Religion Undermined

Religion Undermined

Sts. Cyril and Methodius and St. Raphael’s Croatian Catholic church in midtown Manhattan.

Urban Autumn

Urban Autumn

Even a vacant lot in midtown Manhattan can look pretty in the Fall.

Autumn Orange

Autumn Orange

Central Park near North Meadow today Oct. 19, 2016.

Summer in October

Summer in October

Two ladies on a summery warm day today Oct. 18, 2016, at the wildife observation deck at Turtle Pond in Central Park.

Autumn Crossroads

Autumn Crossroads

Central Park near The Pool.

Autumn Flowers for an Unknown Lady

Autumn Flowers for an Unknown Lady

Young man with a bouquet of red flowers……. maybe for the lady waiting in the distance, in the Ramble of Central Park today.

Castle Reflections

Castle Reflections

Belvedere Castle in Central Park

A Late Bloomer

A Late Bloomer

Waterlily at the Concervatory Garden in Central Park.

Turtle Pond Reflections

Turtle Pond Reflections

Early autumn reflections on Turtle Pond in Central Park.

A Golden Canopy over a Secret Garden

A Golden Canopy over a Secret Garden

A golden canopy hangs over the lilly pond in the Conservatory Garden in Central Park and the Frances Hodgson Burnett Memorial Fountain by sculptor Bessie Potter Vonnoh. The fountain is a tribute to the author of the children’s book “The Secret Garden”. The children — a girl and a boy, are said to depict Mary and Dickon, the main characters from the classic.

Metropolitan Blues

Metropolitan Blues

The Metropolitan Museum at dusk.

A Crabapple Tree in Autumn Dress

A Crabapple Tree in Atumn Dress

Japanese Crabapple (Malus floribunda) in the Conservatory Garden in Central Park