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

November 24, 2016

Empire 1985

A lucky shot….

©Matt Weberempire_lucky-1985-copy

November 23, 2016

Lower East Side 1987

©Matt Weberchico-handcuffs-antidruggrafitti-1987-copy

November 21, 2016

Far Rockaway 1988

rockaway-crumbling-cabin-1988-copy©Matt Weber

October 29, 2016


If I’m wrong and this was taken in Brooklyn, I will correct the title…

©Matt Weberfiretrucks-queens-rgb-1985-copy

September 13, 2016

Demolition 1988

Since I didn’t take notes, I have forgotten where and what was being torn down…©Matt Weberdemo-1988-copy

September 9, 2016

Central Park 2016

©Matt Webercentral-bubble-women-head-copy

August 22, 2016

Lower East Side 1988

©Matt Weber1959-Caddy-Turns-1988 copy

August 17, 2016

Feeding Pigeons on the West Side Highway 1985

©Matt WeberWest-Side-Highway-Ramp-Pigeons-1985 copy 2

July 29, 2016

8th Ave Kodachrome 1987

©Matt Weberpost-8thAve-Old-New--1987 copy

July 13, 2016

“Tube Socks” 1987

©Matt WeberTube-Socks-Clothes-Line-1987 copy

May 3, 2016

Harlem 1989

©Matt WeberHarlem-DOG-Stuffed-Animal-1989 copy

April 13, 2016

Riverside Park 2009

©Matt Weber*JOGGER-2009 copy

April 3, 2016

Vacant 1987


©Matt WeberTenement-Night-1987 copy

March 28, 2016


©Matt Weber**8th-34-Empire copy

March 12, 2016

Making it HUGE 1985

8th-ADONIS_HUGE-1985 copyThis photo may be licensed for documentary use, and and also purchased as a signed archival print. ©Matt Weber

March 8, 2016

“Hitchcock” New York Coliseum 1990

©Matt WeberColiseum-Hitchcock-night-1990 copy

March 7, 2016


The homeless population is now worse than it was in the 1980’s!

Empire-Homeless-Shanty-1989 copy©Matt Weber

February 28, 2016

Meatpacking District 1988

Meatpacking-Guy=1988 copy

This photo and most others can be licensed for documentary use, and also purchased as a signed archival print.

©Matt Weber

February 26, 2016

The West Side Tracks 1985

More “Crumbling New York”

©Matt WeberAmtrak-tracks--1985 copy

February 25, 2016

Astor Row 1985

This block in Harlem was always one of the most beautiful, even when some of the buildings had been neglected. ©Matt WeberHarlem-Old-Houses-130-St-1985 copy

“The Doray Tavern” Brooklyn 1985

A terrible negative, but I think this bar is long gone and might make someone happy all these years later…

©Matt WeberDoray-Tavern-Neon-Night-1985 copy

February 19, 2016

Power Memorial High School 1985

Kareem Abdul Jabbar was still known as Lew Alcindor when he attended Power back in the early 1960’s…

©Matt WeberPower-Memorial-1985 copy

February 17, 2016

Loew’s 83d Street 1985

©Matt WeberLOews-83-Quad-Snow-1985 copy

February 16, 2016

NYC 1987

©Matt WeberCrack-Baby-Mural-Times-Empire-Diptych-1987 copy

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