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

April 26, 2015

Nocturnal Nightmare 1985

Fortunately this wasn’t my taxicab!!

©Matt Weberpost-Wreck-Taxi-Night-1985 copy

April 21, 2015

Hell’s Kitchen 1989

©Matt Weber2-ChevyTaxisManRunning-1989 copy

April 19, 2015

Market Diner 1985

The parking spaces were the best thing about the place!

©Matt WeberMarket-Diner-1985 copy

April 18, 2015

RAIN 1988

©Matt WeberRearView-TaxiHail-1988 copy

April 16, 2015

PAN AM 1985

©MATT WEBERPanAm-Checker-RGB-1985 copy

April 12, 2015

Chrysler 1985

©Matt WeberQueens-Blvd-Chrysler-1985 copy

April 3, 2015

Columbus Circle 1985

post-Taxis-Columbus-Circle-1985 copy

©Matt Weber

March 28, 2015

“A View From a Bridge” 1985

A glimpse of Manhattan’s skyline from points unknown…

©Matt WeberBridge-Blimp-1985 copy

March 19, 2015

AMATO OPERA 1985

©Matt WeberAmato-Opera-1985 copy

March 13, 2015

“Sugar Hill” Harlem 1985

At one point in time, you could double park and come out to find your car stripped down to the bone!

©Matt WeberHarlem-Sugar-Hill-Candy-Car-1985 copy

March 11, 2015

“Globeless in America” 1985

©Matt WeberOutPost-Gas-Pumps-Clockfaces-1985 copy

March 10, 2015

“Leaking Stubby” 1985

I really like this old “Stubby” and its crumbling surroundings which I assume were somewhere in lower Manhattan…

©Matt WeberStubby-Fire-Hydrant-Leaking-1985 copy

March 4, 2015

“Queen’s Lace” Miller Highway 1985

 

©Matt WeberFlowers-Miller-Highway-1985 copy

March 2, 2015

“My First Taxicab” 1985

There was this cute little gas station on 94th & 3d Ave. and my taxi had a KYSOR AC unit on the roof, which was made for trucks. Needless to say, I was chilling…

 

3B82-Taxi-Gas-Sation-94-3d-1985 copy

March 1, 2015

“The Beginning of the End” 1985

©Matt WeberAbandoned-Tenements-XXX-Truck-1985 copy

February 27, 2015

Harlem 1985

I just scanned this Kodachrome slide from ’85 and it is all about the old traffic light. Back when I took the picture these were already very rare. Besides this one in Harlem, there was one in central park and another one on Park Ave. Forgotten New York has more on these beautiful structures…

This image and most others can be licensed for documentary use and is also available as a signed print…

©Matt WeberHarlem-Wheelie-TrafficLight-1985 copy

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