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

January 22, 2015

East 14th Street 1985

At first I was far more interested in photographing the old buildings and signs than the people of New York, which is obvious by what I focused my camera on…That would change.

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January 21, 2015

Mickey Mantle & The Scooter 1985

Today’s baseball fans have no idea how talented #7 was…©Matt Weber
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January 20, 2015

The Beacon Bowling Alley 1985

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January 19, 2015

East 13th Street & 3d Ave. 1985

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January 18, 2015

East Harlem 1988

A rather famous display of stuffed animals in an abandoned building uptown…

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January 17, 2015

Checker Heading West on 86th Street 1985

The little five story buildings in the background are no longer with us. A 21 story uber edifice replaced them in 2008 and there are 21 apartments in the building…©Matt Weberchecker-taxi-nyc-1985

January 16, 2015

Hell’s Kitchen 1985

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January 15, 2015

LOEW’S 83 ST 1985

I just noticed the stained glass details on the old marquee…

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42d Street AKA “The Deuce” 1985

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January 14, 2015

Young Love 1985

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Harlem 1985

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January 13, 2015

West End Superette 1985

Shopped here every day as a kid with my grandma…

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January 12, 2015

West Side Highway 1985

The old lampposts on the west side highway were noteworthy to me as I began photographing New York.

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Benny’s 89th & Broadway 1985

A sad photo of a tiny restaurant which was built into the New Yorker movie theater, and had to give way to a high-rise in ’85…

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January 11, 2015

Maxwell House 1985

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January 10, 2015

34th Street 2014

 

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