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

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

July 15, 2015

NYC 1988

7up-RustSign-1988 copy©Matt Weber

July 13, 2015

Mt. Sinai N.Y. 1955-1996

Eve Arnold took the picture of Marilyn, and I took the one of the same monkey bars 41 years later…

©Matt WeberMarilyn-Mt-Sinai-MonkeyBars

July 11, 2015

Harlem 1985

Abandoned-Harlem-1985 copy©Matt Weber

July 10, 2015

NYC 1985

©Matt Weberyul-brenner

July 8, 2015

“Jhon’s Thrift Store” Harlem 1985

©Matt Weberpost-Harlem-Thrift-Store-1985 copy

July 5, 2015

“Watermelons” Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberHarlem-Watermelon-Street-1985 copy

July 3, 2015

Houston Street 1989

Filed under: (Street photography), homeless, Old New York, signs — Matt Weber @ 10:17 am

©Matt WeberHomeless-SoCloseToOcean-1989 copy

July 2, 2015

Newsstand 1990

CrumblingNewsstand-1993 copyWhen your newsstand is held together by duct tape, you know its seen better days…

©Matt Weber

June 30, 2015

“ESSO-Texaco” 1985

ESSO-TExaco-1985 copy©Matt Weber

“BABYFACE-86 & JOE-182″ 1985

Baby-Face86-ESSO-CADDY-1985 copy©MATT WEBER

June 27, 2015

Cobblestones 1985

©Matt WeberCobbleStone-Bridge-1985 copy

June 26, 2015

“Ting’s Motel” Dannemora N.Y. 1994

©Matt WeberDannemoraPrison

June 25, 2015

Under The West Side Highway 1989

Disciples-HandballWall-1989 copy

©Matt Weber

All photos are available for documentary use and as signed prints…

June 24, 2015

“Donald Trump’s Property Notice” 1985

DonaldTrump-RespectThisLandSign-1985 copy©Matt Weber

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