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

March 27, 2015

Lower Manhattan 1986

©Matt WeberWTC-ParkingLot-WestStreet-1986 copy

March 26, 2015

Lower East Side 1985

When I was a kid my parents would take me downtown to buy clothes on Grand St. “A penny saved, a penny earned”.

©Matt Weber

L.E.S.-IDEAL-HOISERY-1986

March 25, 2015

Hotel Markwell 1986

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March 24, 2015

Harlem 1985

Taken a few years before the “Gold Rush” on Harlem real estate. These shells were there for pennies and I wish I had seen the potential, but my crystal ball was a bit blurry at the time! ©Matt WeberHarlem-Tenements-Laundromat-1985 copy

March 22, 2015

42d Street AKA The Deuce 1986

©Matt Weber42d-Booths-25¢-Nude-Girls-1986 copy

March 21, 2015

EXCHANGE BAR 1986

This old bar was right across the street from the Port Authority, and was a colorful place to say the least…©Matt Weber Exchange-BAR-RGB-1986 copy

March 19, 2015

AMATO OPERA 1985

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“Harvey’s Chelsea Restaurant” 1986

This place was a fixture on West 18th St for over a century!

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March 18, 2015

“Blue Sky Restaurant” Interborough Rapid Transit Company 1985

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March 17, 2015

“Blue Sky” 1985

This is one of my favorite pictures from the early batch of color I have just recently scanned…©Matt Weberold nyc-diner

March 16, 2015

NYC 1986

©Matt WeberREAGAN-HALLOWEEN-1986 copy

DINER 1985

©Matt WeberChinita-Diner-BackDoor-1985 copy

March 14, 2015

Brooklyn 1988

©Matt WeberFUNERAL-1988 copy

“LUNCHEON” Harlem 1985

Harlem-Coke-Buttons-1985 copyThis corner was the subject of one of my favorite Black & White pictures.

©Matt Weber

March 13, 2015

“Sugar Hill” Harlem 1985

At one point in time, you could double park and come out to find your car stripped down to the bone!

©Matt WeberHarlem-Sugar-Hill-Candy-Car-1985 copy

March 12, 2015

Hotel Breslin 1986

Not sure whatever became of this place…

©Matt WeberHotel-Breslin-1985 copy

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