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

November 11, 2015

NYC 2015

**Soldier-Homeless-SIGN copy22 veterans kill themselves everyday. Only 22% of the veterans are happy with the way the government takes care of their needs.

©Matt Weber

November 10, 2015

Harlem 1988

CrumblingTruck-Harlem-1988 copyI use to think I was going to publish a book called “Crumbling New York”

This might make the cover of another book that I’ll get done, in my dreams…

©Matt Weber

42d Street 1985

Remember, you can license this image and almost all of my other photos for documentary use and also purchase signed archival prints from my store:


©Matt Weber42dSt-PEEP-SHOW-25¢-1985 copy

November 9, 2015

“Hudson Yards” AKA 34th ST. & 11th Ave. 1989

hudson-yard©Matt Weber

November 8, 2015

Times Sq. 2015

©Matt Weber**Times-2-Crosses-Jesus-sign-4 copy

November 7, 2015

Union Sq. East 1989

BulletHolesPhonebooth-1989 copy©Matt Weber

November 6, 2015

“Big Apple Theater” Times Sq. 1985

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November 5, 2015

“Brooklyn-Manhattan Diptych” 1985

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“3 Bros or 4 Bros Coffee Shop” 1990

2-Girls-Smoking-Cafe-1990 copyI can’t recall which of our Greek coffee shop’s I was photographing  25 years ago…

©Matt Weber

November 3, 2015

“The Cube” 1988

5-MenUnderCube-1988 copy©Matt Weber

“Coney Island Baby” 2009

©Matt Weber***Coney-Baby-Surf-Baptise-2009 copy

“Sad Guard Dog” NYC 1993

©Matt Weberthe sad guardian copy

November 2, 2015

The TV Thief 1989

Nocturnal=TV-Thief-1989 copyIf you remember the “Good Old Days” then you remember when a black & white television was something worth stealing. We had ours lifted in ’68…

©Matt Weber

November 1, 2015

“Urinetown” 1989

PairPissing-1989 copy©Matt Weber

October 31, 2015

Brooklyn Queens Expressway 1988

FrankensteinFireman-1988 copy©Matt Weber

Phone Booth 1989

©Matt WeberPhoneBooth-Legs-1989 copy

October 30, 2015

New Year’s Eve 1989

NewYearsEve-RainUmbrellaHoustonSt-1989 copyI’m pretty sure this was East Houston St. maybe as far east as Ave. A or B…

©Matt Weber

October 29, 2015

Coney Island 2013

**Coney-GunTattoo-Daddy-2013 copy

“Oh the gangster looks so frightening with his luger in his hand,

When he gets home to his children, he’s a family man.”

©Matt Weber

October 28, 2015

Harlem Triptych 1988

©Matt WeberHArlem-Triptych-1988 copy

October 27, 2015

“The Doctor on 42d Street” 1985

©Matt Webergooden-mural

October 26, 2015

6th Ave. AKA “Avenue of the Americas” 1985

This and almost all of my other images can be licensed for documentary use, or purchased as signed fine art prints.  ©matt Weber

Ave-Americas-USA-Sign copy

“The 79th St. RESTAURANT” 1985

This greasy spoon is rarely mentioned when discussing the “old” upper west side…

©Matt Weber79st-Restaurant-neon-1985 copy

October 25, 2015

“Boxers” Times Sq. 2015

©Matt Weber**Times-MikeD-Boxer copy

October 24, 2015

A Somewhat Famous Man “Gene Palma” 1988

Gene Palma was the famous street drummer, who could do a mean “Gene Krupa” and entertained people for decades in midtown. He also had a cameo in “Taxi Driver” ©Matt Weberdrummer-OperaMan-Mannequin-1989 copy

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