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

May 5, 2015

125th St. Harlem 1988

©Matt WeberHarlem-APOLLO copy

May 4, 2015

Broome Street 1988

©Matt WeberBroome-Bums-1988

May 3, 2015

“The Rolls Royce Club” Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberHarlem-RollsRoyceClub-1985 copy

May 2, 2015

Working Girl 1990

©Matt WeberHookerUS-Mail-1990 copy

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

Men of Times Sq. 1989

©Matt WeberTimesSq-IRT-BMT-1989 copy

April 30, 2015

“Luchow’s” 1985

Luchows-1985 copy

April 29, 2015

St. Marks Place 1985

©Matt WeberSt.Marks-Protest-1985

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

April 27, 2015

Lower East Side 1987

©Matt Webersynagogue

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

Chun-Cha-Fu 1988

The funny thing is, I have been looking for a picture of this old upper west side restaurant for a long time and even google searches have turned up nothing. Then when I finally find a picture, it only shows the damn canopy!

 

I know a picture will turn up eventually…Chung??

©Matt WeberManInWeeds-ChunChaFu-1988 copy

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