Black and White Street Photographs of New York City by 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

June 19, 2015

Limousine Heading South Towards Times Sq. 1985

©Matt WeberTimes-Pussycat-LIMO-1985 copy

June 18, 2015

Northbound Checker Taxi 1988

CheckerChromeBumpers-1986 copy©Matt Weber

June 17, 2015

Burger King 1989

This Burger King was located on West 82d & Broadway for a long time in the ’70s & ’80s and finally closed in the 1990’s…

©Matt WeberChecker-BurgerKing-1989 copy

June 16, 2015

42d Street 2015

42-Checker-Family-2015 copy©Matt Weber

June 10, 2015

LOVE 2012

The funny thing is, I know a lot of guys if given the choice, would chose the car…

©Matt Weberdodge-charger

June 9, 2015

Connecticut 1986

Mobil-Globes-Wilton-1986 copy©Matt Weber

June 6, 2015

EXXON Station Upper West Side 1993

©Matt Weberexxon-gas-manhattan

May 27, 2015

Street Kids 1988

©Matt Weber3-MotorcycleKids-1988 copy

May 26, 2015

“SNOW WHITE RESTAURANT” Columbus Circle 1985

SnowWhite-CoffeeShop-1985 copy

©Matt Weber

May 23, 2015

Book of Dreams

Jack probably wasn’t dreamimg of limousines, but he was smart enough to keep a pad of paper next to his bed and write down as many of his dreams as he could remember …

©Matt Weber 1998BookOfDreams-Kerouac-copy

May 21, 2015

“G.M. Fishbowl Buses” 1986

Posted2-Fishbowl-GM-Buses-1986 copy

©MATT WEBER

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