The Ninth Floor.
[NSFW] The Ninth Floor documents a group of addicts who moved into the apartment of a former millionaire in a wealthy neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. Shocking, haunting photographs by Jessica Dimmock
. [more inside]
Through the use of Photoshop, Swiss photographer Gus Petro shows us what it would look like if Manhattan was dropped into the middle of the Grand Canyon.
The New York City Municipal Archives Online Gallery
offers over 870,000 historical images related to the 'city that never sleeps,' including maps
as well as video
recordings. A selection of 53 images from the collection can be seen at In Focus
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The Titanic Guide to New York City.
An exploration of traces of the disaster, revealing history still written on the landscape.
The stately James Farley Post Office
on 8th Ave in Manhattan is being converted into the long-awaited Moynihan Train Station. Almost the entire block-long building has been emptied to prepare for the conversion and Mefi's own
) was there to take pictures
. [via mefi projects
Photographs of New York City from the 1940s in color
via the Charles W. Cushman collection. The Lower East Side
. Downtown - 1960
. Landmarks and Times Square
Aperture at 50.
The great photography magazine Aperture, founded by giants Ansel Adams
, Dorothea Lange
, Barbara Morgan
, and Minor White
, is turning fifty years old. The cool part? To celebrate, they're holding fifty simultaneous exhibitions around New York City
(PDF Map here
). This is pretty fantastic for any photophile in the Northeast (or with enough cash, time, and desire to come to New York). I personally am going to try to see as many as I can.