New York Street Photographs by Matt Weber

November 22, 2014

Eric Smith 1950-2014 R.I.P.

EricHomelessNight-1995 copyThere is a very touching article on how some of the people who knew Eric paid to have him buried properly in Harlem…

©Matt Weber 1995

November 14, 2014

COLUMBUS CIRCLE 1988

 MOTORCYCLE-PARKING-COLUMBUS-CIRCLE©Matt Weber

November 12, 2014

Self Titled 1990

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©Matt Weber

October 10, 2014

Untitled 2014

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September 17, 2014

“A Drinking Life”

alcoholism-matt-weberPete Hamill’s book “A Drinking Life” describes old New York’s drinking culture as well as any book ever could…

©Matt Weber 2014

September 4, 2014

42d Street 2014

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August 1, 2014

East 9th Street 1988

lower-east-side-matt-weberIf you were in the vicinity of 9th St & 3d Ave. back in the late 1980’s you may remember this fellow who was usually panhandling on the east side of third Ave…

©Matt Weber

July 30, 2014

Old Globetrotter

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July 9, 2014

Homeless 2014

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May 31, 2014

TRAGEDY 1989

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May 30, 2014

Madison Ave. 1988

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May 15, 2014

“Vital Signs” L.E.S. 1989

vital-signs-homeless-drugs-matt-weber©Matt Weber

May 12, 2014

“Trolley Entrance Queensboro Bridge” 1985

trolley-queensboro-bridge-matt-weberThere was a group of homeless fellows living on the 59th Street bridge thirty years ago, and the trolley entrance was yet to be removed for reasons unknown to me…

 

©Matt Weber

May 5, 2014

Bowery-Cropped

Bowery-Bums-matt-weberThere is a focal point to almost every picture and I think the way her body curves around his face as he looks up at her is it…

©Matt Weber

“The Bowery Boys” 1988

bowery-winos-matt-weberDoes my never ending nostalgia also include the last of the Bowery boys? I don’t know, but the ugly glass buildings they have built for the rich on the Bowery will disgust me forever…

©Matt Weber

April 29, 2014

NYC 1987

wines-liquor-store-matt-weberStill finding old negatives. By accident I hit the invert button and decided to leave the picture this way. It was too drab an image in the first place!

©Matt Weber

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