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

November 24, 2015

The Girls of Hell’s Kitchen 1986

hell's-kitchen©Matt Weber

November 20, 2015

NYC 2015

**6-Hassidic-young-Men copy©Matt Weber

October 20, 2015

St. Marks Place 1988

the-urban-prisonerFrom “The Urban Prisoner”

©Matt Weber

October 15, 2015

The Season’s Over 2015

After the Yankee’s dreadful loss to the Astros, I saw this family on their way home. I offered condolences, which were accepted…©Matt Weber3-yankees copy

October 1, 2015

Times Sq. 2015

©Matt Weber*Times-TANK-Guns-girl!

September 28, 2015


©Matt Weber*1972-Nova-Boy copy

September 19, 2015

Red Hook 1990

2-GIRLS-RedHook-1990 copy©Matt Weber

September 14, 2015

The Islanders 2015

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©Matt Weber 2015*Coney-Pier-View-Soccer! copy

September 3, 2015

Little 2015

*Sub-Baby-Dirty-Face copy

It’s not easy being small!

©Matt Weber

September 1, 2015

NYC 2015

Black-Boy-Running-Fountain copy©Matt Weber

August 24, 2015

The Bronx 2014

©Matt Weber*Bronx-Teens-OneLegged-Stare-2014 copy

August 3, 2015

West Side (Miller Highway) 1986

©Matt WeberWestSideHighway-2KidsHatchback-1986 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 14, 2015

NYC 2005

I think it was Tom Brokaw who labeled those Americans who grew up during the depression and served in WW II as the “Greatest Generation”, and I was thinking about that when I took this picture…©Matt Webergeneration-gap

June 5, 2015

“Playland” Harlem 1987

Many people remember the Playland arcades of Times Square, but how many hung out at the one uptown?

©Matt WeberHarlem-PLAYLAND-1987 copy

June 4, 2015

Blonde on Blonde 2015

©Matt Weber*Pretty-Blond-Teen-Primers-2015 copy

June 3, 2015

“APE 105” Early Tag Photographed in ’85

©Matt Weber

May 30, 2015

Central Park 2015


©Matt Weber

More Nocturnal Nonsense 2015

©Matt WeberBoys-Play-Night-Action-2015 copy

May 28, 2015

Coney Island 1986

©Matt WeberConey-Carousel-8000-1986 copy

May 27, 2015

Street Kids 1988

©Matt Weber3-MotorcycleKids-1988 copy

April 28, 2015

NYC 1989

Back in the day, it seemed like every single playground had a special entrance which was sometimes more convenient, and also allowed us to come and go late at night…©Matt Weber

Remember, I can license almost any image on this site for documentary use, and I also sell signed prints at a very reasonable price…Thanks!KidChainLinkFence-1989 copy

March 29, 2015

Broadway Local 2004 (Silver Gelatin Print)

©Matt Webersubway-teens-nyc-mattweber

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