Black and White Street Photographs of New York City by Matt Weber

August 20, 2015

Winter 2013

©Matt Weber*2-RedHats-2013 copy

August 19, 2015

CRASH

Woman-Runs-Car-Crash-Night copy©Matt Weber

August 16, 2015

Brooklyn Wetlands 1990

Filed under: (Street photography), Cars & Buses, Urban Landscape — Matt Weber @ 7:48 am

Wetlands-Wreck-1990 copy©Matt Weber

August 13, 2015

“The Sun Sets on The Deuce” 1985

42d-St-Sunset-RGB-1985 copy©Matt Weber

August 8, 2015

NYC 1950’s By Bob Anzell

My uncle lived on the lower east side, but he travelled around and I have no idea where this picture was taken. There are experts who will probably help me with the location…©Matt WeberUncle-Bob-1950CityScene035

August 3, 2015

“THE RIDE” 2015

“The Ride” is definitely not the bus!

©Matt Weber442-Olds-THE-RIDE copy

West Side (Miller Highway) 1986

©Matt WeberWestSideHighway-2KidsHatchback-1986 copy

August 1, 2015

“Playland” Times Sq. 1985

Another early shot from my taxi’s window…

©Matt Weberpost-Playland-Night-RGB-1985 copy

July 31, 2015

“WTF?”

*Coney-Para-Big-Wheel-Chevy-2 copy©Matt Weber 2015

“RAIN” Times Sq. 1985

©Matt WeberTimesSq-RainyNightTAXI-Doll-Porn-1985 copy

July 29, 2015

Coney Island 2015

Coney-1957-Belair-Nathans-2 copyA 1957 Chevrolet Belair?

©Matt Weber

July 26, 2015

Gas Station Brooklyn 1985

1920’s porcelain AT&T sign…©Matt WeberPorcelain-PhoneSign-1985 copy

July 22, 2015

The Bowery (CBGB’S) 1985

Most images are available as high-res files for documentary use, or as signed prints…

©Matt WeberCBGB's-Bowery-Truck-1985 copy

July 21, 2015

Dusk on 34th Street 1985

When my dad arrived in NYC back in 1964, the YMCA charged him $6 a night for a room…

©Matt Weberpost-Sloan-YMCA-Sunset-1985 copy

July 20, 2015

West 63d Street (Thelonious Sphere Monk Circle) 1985

This dead end block is one of the last traces of an entire neighborhood which was razed to make way for Lincoln Center. West Side Story was filmed in “San Juan Hill” and also east Harlem, but this was where the story was suppose to take place. Monk lived in a tenement here for many years, and the city finally renamed this block after him…

©Matt Weber

Thelonious-circle-1985 copy

July 19, 2015

New York State 1985

Screen Shot 2015-07-19 at 1.35.38 PMA very bad negative, but also a wonderful image, which was almost obliterated in a one hour lab’s machine…

©Matt Weber

“20 Year Old Chevrolet” 1985

Silly title, but this was a twenty year old Chevy, even if it was also one of the most perfect cars ever built… ©Matt Weber

posy-RedCorvette-1985 copy

July 11, 2015

96th Street & Broadway 2015

©Matt Weber*Sub-Plaza-96-BUS-BlackMan copy

Harlem 1985

Abandoned-Harlem-1985 copy©Matt Weber

July 5, 2015

“Watermelons” Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberHarlem-Watermelon-Street-1985 copy

June 30, 2015

“ESSO-Texaco” 1985

ESSO-TExaco-1985 copy©Matt Weber

“BABYFACE-86 & JOE-182” 1985

Baby-Face86-ESSO-CADDY-1985 copy©MATT WEBER

June 27, 2015

Cobblestones 1985

©Matt WeberCobbleStone-Bridge-1985 copy

June 23, 2015

Before Trump 1985

©Matt Weberpost-Pre-Trump-WestSide-1985 copy

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