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

May 26, 2015

Business Card from the Old 42d St.

I was banned from Facebook for a couple of days for posting a picture of this 1970’s business card. I have added the symbols to hide the offending parts, and now its “Triple X”  ©Matt WeberPorn-Business-Card-2014-XXX

May 25, 2015

Times Sq. 2015

Filed under: "New New York", Color, Men of New York, Times Square — Matt Weber @ 9:10 am

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May 24, 2015

Central Park 2014

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May 19, 2015

91st Street Subway Station 2015

I was surprised that this picture came out so well. Traveling fairly fast on an express train, and shooting through a dirty window, this really ain’t as bad as my grammar…

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Big Apple Theater-Times Sq. 1986

Times-BigApple-Theater-1986 copy

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May 15, 2015

Coney Island 2010

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May 10, 2015

Mother 2015

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May 9, 2015

St. Marks Place 1985

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May 1, 2015

Late 19th or Early 20th Century NYC Public School Doorknob

The old public schools had these when I was a kid and one day I’ll clean this up and install it…

©Matt Webernyc-public-school-doorknob

April 29, 2015

St. Marks Place 1985

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April 26, 2015

Nocturnal Nightmare 1985

Fortunately this wasn’t my taxicab!!

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

April 25, 2015

“Smoke on the Water” 1985

Still combing through a pile of old color scans…

©Matt WeberFIRE_Smoke-Sunset-1985 copy

Swingline Staples 1985

This neon sign was huge and I think it was in L.I.C. Queens…

©Matt WeberSwingline-Staples-Neon-1985 copy

April 24, 2015

“When the Last Frame Slips” 1986

My first camera was the affordable AE-1 Canon and when I would try and advance past the 37th frame, I’d only get a couple of sprocket’s worth of film.

Since I love the Empire State Building, I don’t mind…

©Matt WeberEMPIRE-X2-1986 copy

April 23, 2015

Harlem 1985

Another old house which caught me eye. If most of the brownstones were built in the 1880s and 90s,  then this one should be older, but I’m not an expert…©Matt WeberHArlem-Abandoned-House-1985 copy

April 22, 2015

Harlem 1985

Once upon a time there was this old house, a veritable mansion just sitting up there in Harlem on nearly half an acre. I was very intrigued and wished I had the money to restore it, but then I blinked and it was gone…

©Matt Weber Harlem-Mansion-RSD-1985 copy

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