Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Peace Fountain: Scaring Peace into Any and All Onlookers?

I had a night scheduled up in Harlem, so I looked into things I could stop at along the way to kill time. Getting of the subway at 110th St, you notice that it is also called Cathedral Parkway. Being … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Art, Artsy, harlem, Morningside Heights, NYC, Peace Fountain, Sculpture, St. John the Divine | 1 Comment

Wandering around the southern tip of NYC

Back in February 2012 I decided to take a walk. Originally I was going to walk across the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time (Yes, I have yet to ever do that). This plan changed when 1) I realized I … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Battery Park, Brooklyn Bridge, Downtown, East River, NYC, South Street Seaport, Staten Island Ferry | 2 Comments

A Morning in the NY Botanical Gardens

North of the Bronx Zoo in Bronx Park is the New York Botanical Garden. The easiest way to get there is by car which would also let you see the Bronx Zoo and eat out at Arthur Avenue. If you … Continue reading

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One of these things is not like the other one (Downtown Stroll pt. 3 – conclusion)

Throughout most of the walk I kept seeing the light shine off a tall tower I hadn’t noticed before. It stood out from every building in the area – it’s taller, surrounded by older marble and stone buildings, and has … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture, Downtown, New York by Gehry, NYC | 1 Comment

Into the Judicial Section (Downtown Stroll pt. 2)

Continuing down Centre St you enter the Judicial area of NYC. This area has been in the news a lot lately due to the Occupy Wall St movement and their occupation of Foley Square (after being cleared out of Zuccotti … Continue reading

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