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

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

©Matt WeberTinPanAlley-Hotel-Markwell-1986 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

©Matt WeberAmato-Opera-1985 copy

“Harvey’s Chelsea Restaurant” 1986

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

©Matt Weberh

March 18, 2015

“Blue Sky Restaurant” Interborough Rapid Transit Company 1985

©Matt WeberI.R.T.-PORCELAIN-SIGN

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

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 9, 2015

Upper West Side 1988

A small but “important” detail of this picture is the old 1960’s Pepsi-Cola Sign in the background which had been hanging in front of “La Caridad” for a long time when I snapped these workers riding in the truck. If I wasn’t a sign collector and a fan of their Spanish-American cuisine then I’m sure the demo guys would be the only part of this picture which mattered…

©Matt WeberRite-Way-Demo-LaCaridad-1988 copy

March 7, 2015

West 85th Street Super Mart 1986

©Matt WeberWest-85th-Super-Mart-1986 copy

March 6, 2015

“Carnival” Times Sq. 1985

I couldn’t find out anything about this place which was located just east of Times Sq.

©Matt WeberTimes-CARNIVAL-BAR-1985 copy

March 4, 2015

IMPORTED PAPRIKA 1985

Here’s one for the upper east siders who might recall shopping here or at least passing by…

©Matt WeberImported-Paprika-1986 copy

March 3, 2015

China House 1985

China-House-Neon-1985 copy©Matt WeberChina-House-Neon-1985 copy

Older Posts »

The Silver is the New Black Theme. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.