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

February 22, 2015

“Avenue of the Americas” 1987

©Matt WeberAve-Americas-6thAve-USA-Sign-1987 copy

February 21, 2015

“Spirit in the Sky” 1986

Go ahead on Mr. Business man, you can’t dress like me…

©Matt Webercolumbus-circle-1986

February 20, 2015

The Audubon Ballroom 1987

50 years ago Malcolm X was assassinated in this building…

©Matt WeberAudubon-Ballroom-Boat-1987 copy

Shea Stadium 1972

I can’t believe I didn’t take any snaps of the old Yankee stadium, but this is all I have…

©Matt WeberMets-Shea-Rheingold-1972 copy

The Anderson Theater 1986

I looked it up on the trusty internet and alas this old theater is now gone, replaced by condos…Surprise, surprise.

©Matt Weberanderson-theater-nyc

February 19, 2015

St. Marks Place & 1st Ave. 1986

I never was much of a drinker, or I would have spent some time in this joint…

©Matt WeberST.Marks-BAR-1986

February 18, 2015

Triangle Hotel 1986

The “Meat Packing” district has been improved greatly, and if you bought real estate there twenty years ago, bully for you… others would disagree…©Matt WeberTriangle-Hotel-1986 copy

February 17, 2015

Breaking Ground 1986

I’m pretty sure this was the gigantic “World Wide Plaza” lot, but I could be wrong…

©Matt WeberBulldozer-1986 copy

February 16, 2015

“Harlem Lookout” 1987

I took this picture a few months before taking one of my all time favorites, this one and the one below.

©Matt Weberabandoned-building-harlem

February 15, 2015

My Stoop 1986

©Matt Weberupper-west-side

“Blue Movie” 1985

©Matt WeberSEX-PLAY-3-Blue-Movie-1985 copy

February 14, 2015

“Alphabet City” 1986

©Matt Weber
"Alphabet City" 1986 urban-blight

February 13, 2015

FORD Maverick parked in front of S.O.B.’s 1986

©Matt WeberSOB's-nightclub-nyc

February 12, 2015

“Ghostbusters HQ” Harlem 1985

Another find from ’85 but this time in good old B&W…

©Matt WeberHarlem-GhostBusters-1985 copy

Times Square Go-Go Club 1985

I shot a few rolls of Ektachrome and some of the older rolls have faded badly. Maybe the sign was so vivid that the emulsion still held enough of the original colors to look decent thirty years later…

©Matt WeberMETROPOLE-GO-GO-NEON-1985 copy

Ticker Tape Parade for the 1986 Mets

Filed under: (Street photography), America, Color — Matt Weber @ 8:23 am

©Matt WeberMets-Ticker-Tape-FLAG-1986 copy

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