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

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving 1987

©Matt Weberthanksgiving

November 25, 2015

Broke Coke 1985

COKE-CocaCola-Button-Northern-1985 copy©Matt Weber

November 24, 2015

The Girls of Hell’s Kitchen 1986

hell's-kitchen©Matt Weber

November 23, 2015

The Highline 1985

10thAve-FireChief-Pumps-1985 copy

Almost all of my images are available for documentary use, and also can be purchased as signed prints at very reasonable prices…

©Matt Weber

November 21, 2015

Times Sq. “Wide” 1985

*TimesSq-WideAngle-Runner-1985 copyI never liked super wide angle lenses. This was taken with a 20mm 2.8 and I rarely took it with me when I traveled. You can see what was left of the Times Sq. bowling alley, and I wish I had taken a few shots inside when I bowled there. It was like walking back into the 1940’s with the old timers smoking their cigars, and placing bets on the ponies…

©Matt Weber

November 20, 2015

Amsterdam Ave. 1969

This is just a frame from an 8mm film I shot with a friend when I was a kid, but it is like looking into a lost world. The upper west side was. Not worth belaboring the obvious…

©Matt WeberAmsterdamAve-Ruleta-1969

November 19, 2015

“The Little Building that Could” 1986

I really liked that this little building somehow survived the developers, who had attached their sign with a picture of a 34 story tower, proclaiming “1964 Fall Occupancy”. Twenty two years later the little greasy spoon was still serving affordable meals just one block south of Times sq.

©Matt Weber1964-Highrise-1986 copy TimeSq-1964-Highrise-Sign-1986-Cropt

November 17, 2015

“The Strip at Night” 1985

post-8thAve-Night-RGB-1985 copyRemember, you can license this image and almost all of my other photos for documentary use and also purchase signed archival prints from my store:

©Matt Weber

November 14, 2015

NYC 1988

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November 13, 2015

NYC 1985

©Matt Weber8thAve-BAR-RGB-1985 copy

November 10, 2015

Harlem 1988

CrumblingTruck-Harlem-1988 copyI use to think I was going to publish a book called “Crumbling New York”

This might make the cover of another book that I’ll get done, in my dreams…

©Matt Weber

42d Street 1985

Remember, you can license this image and almost all of my other photos for documentary use and also purchase signed archival prints from my store:


©Matt Weber42dSt-PEEP-SHOW-25¢-1985 copy

November 9, 2015

“Hudson Yards” AKA 34th ST. & 11th Ave. 1989

hudson-yard©Matt Weber

November 7, 2015

Union Sq. East 1989

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November 5, 2015

“Brooklyn-Manhattan Diptych” 1985

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“3 Bros or 4 Bros Coffee Shop” 1990

2-Girls-Smoking-Cafe-1990 copyI can’t recall which of our Greek coffee shop’s I was photographing  25 years ago…

©Matt Weber

November 3, 2015

“The Cube” 1988

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“Sad Guard Dog” NYC 1993

©Matt Weberthe sad guardian copy

November 2, 2015

The TV Thief 1989

Nocturnal=TV-Thief-1989 copyIf you remember the “Good Old Days” then you remember when a black & white television was something worth stealing. We had ours lifted in ’68…

©Matt Weber

November 1, 2015

“Urinetown” 1989

PairPissing-1989 copy©Matt Weber

October 31, 2015

Brooklyn Queens Expressway 1988

FrankensteinFireman-1988 copy©Matt Weber

Phone Booth 1989

©Matt WeberPhoneBooth-Legs-1989 copy

October 30, 2015

New Year’s Eve 1989

NewYearsEve-RainUmbrellaHoustonSt-1989 copyI’m pretty sure this was East Houston St. maybe as far east as Ave. A or B…

©Matt Weber

October 28, 2015

Harlem Triptych 1988

©Matt WeberHArlem-Triptych-1988 copy

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