Circa 1905. "South Union Street -- Burlington, Vermont." A postcard from the days of hitching posts, mounting blocks and elm trees, all of which have pretty much vanished from the scene. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.
For many residents in L.A. who remember the 1992 riots, the images from those six days of unrest are etched in their memory. Smoke filled the sky, vandalism and looting were rampant and angry crowds demonstrated on street corners across the city. In the months and years following, community leaders...
Washington, D.C., circa 1954. "General Accounting Office, G Street N.W. -- International Nickel Co., installation of louvers." 8x10 acetate negative by that impresario of esoteric architectural imagery, Theodor Horydczak. View full size.
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that Americans hold dim views of Congress and of House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI). “Nearly three-quarters of Americans disapprove of Congress’s job performance, up 12 percentage points since February… Just one-fifth said [...]
It's unfair to permanently pit her against the 'Charging Bull' on Wall Street.
Circa 1910. "Main Street -- Springfield, Massachusetts." Back when people actually had to go outdoors and walk around. 8x10 inch glass negative. View full size.
Steven Kasher Gallery is the first gallery to take on exclusive worldwide representation of Martha Cooper. The exhibition features over 30 new editions of her legendary street art photographs. Also featured are new editions of 1970s and 1980s black and white photographs from her books New York State of Mind, Street Play and Tokyo Tattoo. Show More Summary
A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds Americans “have become increasingly dissatisfied with President Trump as he nears his 100th day in office, with views of his effectiveness and ability to shake up Washington slipping.” “More than half of Americans [...]
Google Maps is a very popular and useful web application that gives street views, satellite imagery, locations of business and locations. It also offers available routes to reach certain destinations as well as real-time traffic information to ensure the user gets to their desired destination in no time. Show More Summary
Ruby Rumié: Wwaving Streets, is on view at Nohra Haime Gallery from April 21st to June 10th.This major exhibition includes a series of photographs, a video, a poster, and five volumes on Cartagena?s ambulant street vendors. This newShow More Summary
Thanks to the internet there are no secrets anymore. A few years ago I briefly turned my attention to the housing that certain pastors and church leaders enjoy and were building. With Google Earth and Google Street View tracking every square inch of the planet, major Christian authors and church leaders have difficulty concealing their […]
Top-floor living with views of North and South Bay Screen grab via Google Street View Nestled just off Sacramento Street in Nob Hill, Ten Miller Place is one of the city’s quietest high-rises. The duplex penthouse inside the tony tower...Show More Summary
Sleep No More is coming to the Meatpacking District. The theater and hospitality group, which is based on West 27th Street, is taking a 7,640-square-foot retail space underneath the High Line, at... To view the full story, click the title link.
One unexpected sight at the London museum's new Switch House extension is a view straight into the glass-walled condos of the Neo Bankside complex, just 20 meters across the street. And visitors have been taking full advantage of that view, sharing photos of it all over social media. (The museum has not been sympathetic.) Now […]
Verizon Communications Inc on Thursday reported its first-ever quarterly loss of subscribers, even as it offered an unlimited data plan, raising questions on whether the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier may need a larger acquisition than Yahoo to diversify its business. Show More Summary
On Thursday’s edition of “The View,” the panel spoke with Perquita Burgess, the latest woman to come forward with accusations of sexual harassment at the hands of ousted Fox News star Bill O’Reilly. Burgess told the panel that she came to Fox News through a temp agency and...
San Francisco circa 1919. "Velie Six touring car at Phelan mansion, Washington Street." Latest entry in the Shorpy Baedeker of Brobdingnagian Barouches. 5x7 inch glass negative by Christopher Helin. View full size.
John Ridley’s eyes narrow as he stands on an undistinguished stretch of Foothill Boulevard in Lake View Terrace, watching intently as traffic whizzes by condo developments near the 210 Freeway and Osborne Street. The Oscar-winning screenwriter (“12 Years a Slave”) and creator of racially charged...
To the Editor: Regardless of the various debates swirling around Fearless Girl, she strikes an emotional chord with me and perhaps countless other women who entered the Wall Street business... To view the full story, click the title link.
Over four years ago, a very nice yet ultimately unnecessary $5 million pedestrian bridge opened. It connected Brooklyn Heights' Fruit Street Sitting Area to Brooklyn Bridge Park's Pier 1, and provided pleasant views of the Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan skyline while you walked on its bouncy surface. Show More Summary