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

August 28, 2015

Kauffman Boots & Saddles 1987

©Matt WeberKauffman-Boots+Saddles-1987 copy

August 26, 2015

Midtown North Police Precinct-1988

©Matt WeberMidtown-North-Precinct-1988 copy

August 23, 2015

“JOE-145” 1989

JOE-145-Bum-1989 copy©Matt Weber

STAR HOTEL 1986

©Matt WeberStar-Hotel-nyc-1986 copy

August 20, 2015

Harlem Candy Store 1949-1986

Vachon-Weber-Harlem

August 17, 2015

Venetian Blinds 1988

©Matt WeberVenetianBlinds-1988 copy

August 13, 2015

“The Sun Sets on The Deuce” 1985

42d-St-Sunset-RGB-1985 copy©Matt Weber

August 11, 2015

The Crows Rest-Variety Theater 1987

©Matt WeberVarietyTheater-Crows-Nest-Bar-AveA-1987 copy

August 8, 2015

NYC 1950’s By Bob Anzell

My uncle lived on the lower east side, but he travelled around and I have no idea where this picture was taken. There are experts who will probably help me with the location…©Matt WeberUncle-Bob-1950CityScene035

Subway 1985

Sub-yellow-Stair-Bannister-tiles-1986 copy©Matt Weber

August 6, 2015

“INSIDE BAMBIE” Times Sq. 1989

©Matt WeberTimesSq-InsideBambi-1989 copy

August 3, 2015

West Side (Miller Highway) 1986

©Matt WeberWestSideHighway-2KidsHatchback-1986 copy

August 1, 2015

“Playland” Times Sq. 1985

Another early shot from my taxi’s window…

©Matt Weberpost-Playland-Night-RGB-1985 copy

July 31, 2015

“RAIN” Times Sq. 1985

©Matt WeberTimesSq-RainyNightTAXI-Doll-Porn-1985 copy

July 28, 2015

SHOE SHINE Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberShoe-Shine-SignClose-Harlem-1985 copy

July 26, 2015

“Porcelain BMT Sign” Wall Street 1987

©Matt Webersubway-bmt-sign

Gas Station Brooklyn 1985

1920’s porcelain AT&T sign…©Matt WeberPorcelain-PhoneSign-1985 copy

July 24, 2015

Lower East Side 1988

©Matt WeberReagan-AmericasCancer!-1988 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

“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 18, 2015

Harlem 1985 (Ektachrome?)

©Matt Weberpost-Harlem-Coke-Pause-1985 copy

July 16, 2015

88th Street & Columbus Ave. 1991

©Matt Weber88thStreet-Columbus-1991 copy

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