Dwarfed by Pillars of Modernity

Dwarfed by Pillars of Modernity

A lady amid the giant pillars of a midtown skyscraper at 52nd St. and Sixth Avenue.

Entangled in the WEB

Entangled in the Web

The World Wide Web is raining down on her on West 57th street, June 20, 2017.

Prometheus and the Ballerina

Prometheus and the Ballerina

Prometheus and Jeff Koons’ “Seated Ballerina” inflatable sculpture at Rockefeller Center.

Jesus as a Sun Shield

Jesus as a Sun Shield

Man on Columbus Circle using a “Jesus Loves You” sign to shield himself from the blazing hot sun today June 13, 2017.

KFC

KFC

If you don’ have Kentucky Fried Chicken, there is always Kennedy Fried Chicken on 110th Street and Fifth Avenue.

Penn and the Tired Tourist

Penn and a Tired Tourist

Tourist on the steps of the Metropolitan Museum today June 1, 2017.

Inside Saint John

Inside Saint John

View of the iron screen and entrance to one of the Chapels in the Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine today May 31, 2017.

Elegant Curves

Elegant Curves

The Wavertree, built in 1885 and one of the largest iron sailing vessels in the world, at the South Street Seaport in lower manhattan.

Hot !

Hot !

Surviving in a record setting May heatwave at the South Street Seaport

A Solitary Job

A Solitary Job

Attendant at the UPS fascility on Washington Street

Walking on the Sunny Side

Walking on the Sunny Side

Seen at South Street Seaport in Manhattan

High Above the City Traffic

High Above the City Traffic

The Highline park overlooking the Westside highway with the Jersey City skyline in the background, May 3rd, 2017.

A Fashion Statement

A Fashion Statement

Seen on Third Avenue and 83rd street, New York City.

Colors of an empty Lot

The Subtle Colors of an Empty Lot

Midtown Manhattan

General Sherman at the Plaza

General Sherman at the Plaza

The William Tecumseh Sherman Monument, by sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens, at the Plaza hotel in New York City.

A Seminary View

A Seminary View

The courtyard of Union Theological Seminary on Broadway and 121st Street, April 1, 2017.

Lady with Hat

Lady with Hat

A moment on Fifth Avenue, New York City

Christianity Dwarfed by Capitalism

Christianity Dwarfed by Capitalism

Church of Our Lady of the Rosary admid giant downtown office towers near Battery Park, New York City.

Stone, Steel, and Glass

Stone, Steel and Glass

Manhattan looking south, as seen from the 77th floor of the Empire State Building.

Midtown Reflections

Midtown Reflections

A reflected world at the UBS building in Midtown Manhattan.

Midtown Dance Steps

Midtown Dance Steps

A frozen moment in the flow of midtown movement, New York City, March 8, 2017.

Something Pretty

Something Pretty

From the orchid show at the New York Botanical Garden, today March 3, 2017.

A Quiet Moment

A Quiet Moment

In front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City.

Challenge and Change

Challenge and Change

A dreamer of renewal at the South Street Seaport in New York City.

Liberty in a Fog

Liberty in a Fog

Miss Liberty is barely visible as the New York torch bearers reach out to her.

The Torch Bearers

Torch Bearers

New York lanterns coming to the aid of Miss Liberty’s fading torch; Battery Park City,        Feb. 23, 2017.

Liberty

Liberty

Miss Liberty seems far away, obscured in the haze of today Thursday Feb. 23, 2017.

One Man’s Resistance

One Man's Protest

The lone protester (see yesterday’s image) had a second message.

One Man’s Protest

One Man's Protest

A lone protester doing his best to warn humanity about the dangers of burning fossil fuels, seen on Fifth Avenue today Feb. 15, 2017.

Architecture for Art

Architecture For Art

The Great Hall of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt who was one of the founding trustees of the Metropolitan and the most fashionable architect of his day. When it opened to the public in December 1902, the Evening Post newspaper reported that at last New York had a neoclassical palace of art, “one of the finest in the world, and the only public building in recent years which approaches in dignity and grandeur the museums of the old world.”

Cleaning For U

Cleaning For U

A small business owner with a truck trying to make the world a little cleaner; Midtown Manhattan not far from Trump Tower.

A Mansion on a Hill

A Mansion on a Hill

Wave Hill in Riverdale, NY, today Jan. 29, 2017.

Faces From The Past

Faces From The Past

“Elevated” , a mosaic by artist Jean Shin at the 63rd station of the new Second Avenue Subway. It depicts people from an era when an Elevated train was still running high above Third Avenue in New York City.

An Urban Winter

An Urban Winter

Third Avenue and 85th Street, New York City, Saturday Jan 7, 2017.

The Joy of Balloons

The Joy of Balloons

One of the mosaics “Perfect Strangers” by artist and photographer Vik Muniz at the 72nd street station of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City.

Ladder Work

Ladder Work

One of the mosaïcs from “Perfect Strangers” by artist and photographer Vik Muniz at the 72nd street station of the new Second Avenue subway line in New York City.

Windblown

Windblown

MTA employees surrounded by flying paper, from Sarah Sze’s “Blueprint for a Landscape” mural at the 96th street station of the new Second Avenue Subway in New York City.

The Commuters of 2017

The Commuters of 2017

Escalator at the 86th street station of the brand new Second Avenue Subway in New York City.

Into the Bowels of Manhattan

Into the Bowels of Manhattan

Travellers heading down into the 86th street station of the new Second Avenue subway in New York City.

E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum

“E Pluribus Unum” or One Out Of Many, the traditional motto of the United States. Let’s not forget that out of many peoples, races, religions, languages, and ancestries has emerged a single people and nation, and let’s hope that this nation will not forgo this principle in the coming year. This image is of the brand new 86th street station of the brand new Second Ave Subway which opened today Jan. 1, 2017.

The Commuter

The Commuter

A Commuter on his way to a train at Union Station in New Haven

The Waiting Game

The Waiting Game

Union station in New Haven, CT, Dec 8, 2016.

The Shiny World of Modern Commerce

The Shiny World of Modern Commerce

A custodian keeps the floor of L’Oréal beauty company squeaky clean as people arrive at their new Hudson Yards corporate headquarters in New York City, Dec. 6, 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.

Closing Time

Closing Time

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

Room 80

Room 80

The Celeste Bartos Forum, formerly known as Room 80 at the New York Public Library when it was used as a public branch library within the larger central library building. It is now used as an events space. It has a 30-foot-high elliptical dome of glass, supported on four leaping arches of cast iron.

A New York Jewel Reopened

A Jewel Reopened

After being closed for more than two years for repairs and restoration, The New York Public Library’s historic Rose Main Reading Room and Bill Blass Public Catalog Room has reopened.