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

July 31, 2015

“WTF?”

*Coney-Para-Big-Wheel-Chevy-2 copy©Matt Weber 2015

July 30, 2015

Upper East Side 2015

©Matt Weber*Rain-PIPE-Pole-Man copy

July 29, 2015

Coney Island 2015

Coney-1957-Belair-Nathans-2 copyA 1957 Chevrolet Belair?

©Matt Weber

July 28, 2015

Central Park 2005

Photography is an easy way to keep track of time. Ten years after I took this picture, I still need to make a better scan! ©Matt WeberMODERN-LOVE-2005 copy

SHOE SHINE Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberShoe-Shine-SignClose-Harlem-1985 copy

July 27, 2015

The Warriors 2015

I know this is cliché 101 but too bad…

©Matt Weber**Coney-WARRIORS-3 copy

July 26, 2015

“Porcelain BMT Sign” Wall Street 1987

©Matt Webersubway-bmt-sign

Gas Station Brooklyn 1985

1920’s porcelain AT&T sign…©Matt WeberPorcelain-PhoneSign-1985 copy

July 25, 2015

NYC 2015

©Matt Weber*Black-BillBoards-BlackMan copy

July 24, 2015

Coney 2015

©Matt Weber*Coney-Man-Thinking=Arms (2015 of 1) copy

Lower East Side 1988

©Matt WeberReagan-AmericasCancer!-1988 copy

July 23, 2015

NYC 2015

©Matt Weber**Steam-Tough-OneLeg!-2015-2 copy

July 22, 2015

The Bowery (CBGB’S) 1985

Most images are available as high-res files for documentary use, or as signed prints…

©Matt WeberCBGB's-Bowery-Truck-1985 copy

July 21, 2015

Dusk on 34th Street 1985

When my dad arrived in NYC back in 1964, the YMCA charged him $6 a night for a room…

©Matt Weberpost-Sloan-YMCA-Sunset-1985 copy

July 20, 2015

West 63d Street (Thelonious Sphere Monk Circle) 1985

This dead end block is one of the last traces of an entire neighborhood which was razed to make way for Lincoln Center. West Side Story was filmed in “San Juan Hill” and also east Harlem, but this was where the story was suppose to take place. Monk lived in a tenement here for many years, and the city finally renamed this block after him…

©Matt Weber

Thelonious-circle-1985 copy

July 19, 2015

New York State 1985

Screen Shot 2015-07-19 at 1.35.38 PMA very bad negative, but also a wonderful image, which was almost obliterated in a one hour lab’s machine…

©Matt Weber

“20 Year Old Chevrolet” 1985

Silly title, but this was a twenty year old Chevy, even if it was also one of the most perfect cars ever built… ©Matt Weber

posy-RedCorvette-1985 copy

July 18, 2015

Harlem 1985 (Ektachrome?)

©Matt Weberpost-Harlem-Coke-Pause-1985 copy

July 17, 2015

96th Street & Broadway 2015

©Matt Weber*Sub-96-Plaza-Woman! copy

96th Street & Broadway 2015

©Matt Weber*4-Men-96-sub-2015 copy

July 16, 2015

96th Street & Broadway 2015

©Matt Weber*3-women-96-sub-2015 copy

96th Street & Broadway 2015

©Matt Weber*96-Sub-Plaza- (2015 of 1)-3 copy

88th Street & Columbus Ave. 1991

©Matt Weber88thStreet-Columbus-1991 copy

July 15, 2015

NYC 1988

7up-RustSign-1988 copy©Matt Weber

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