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

September 7, 2016

Recycler 2016

I read that the city is thinking about prosecuting the people who make their humble living recycling cans & bottles for 5¢. Apparently the city needs the cash to balance their books…

©Matt Weberrecycler-amsterdam-copy

June 5, 2016

Lower East Side 1985 (New Scan)

©Matt WeberMonte-Car-Wreck-LES-1985 copy

May 3, 2016

Harlem 1989

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

February 23, 2016

125th St. and Broadway 1985

©Matt WeberHarlem-125-Broadway-1988 copyHarlem-Coca-Cola-Sign-Tenement-1988 copy

February 14, 2016

DINER Harlem 1985

©Matt WeberHarlem-Diner-Bus-1987 copy

February 8, 2016

“Window Decals” Harlem 1988

Do you remember those large decals Ed Koch put over the windows of the abandoned buildings in Harlem and the Bronx?

This image and many others are available for documentary use…

©Matt Weber
Harlem-FakeWindowDecals-1988 copy

February 4, 2016

Harlem 1985

Harlem-StreetLight-1985 copyThis photo and most others are available for documentary use. ©Matt Weber

January 27, 2016

Harlem 1988

This was one of those airport vehicles which were common back in the 1950’s & ’60s.

©Matt Weber
AirportVehicle-Crumbling-1988 copy

January 20, 2016

The 59th Street Bridge 1985

There was a small colony of homeless men who lived on the bridge in ’85-86…©Matt Weber59stBridge-Napper-1985 copy

January 7, 2016

AMX Javelin 1989

From “Crumbling New York”

©Matt WeberAMX-Javelin-1989 copy

December 15, 2015

Lower East Side 1986

Almost all of my images may be licensed for documentary use and purchased as signed archival prints…

©Matt WeberAbandonedTenements-TREES-1986 copy

December 3, 2015

Harlem 1988

©Matt Weber2-BoysHarlem-1988 copy

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving 1987

©Matt Weberthanksgiving

November 24, 2015

The Girls of Hell’s Kitchen 1986

hell's-kitchen©Matt Weber

September 19, 2015

Red Hook 1990

2-GIRLS-RedHook-1990 copy©Matt Weber

September 17, 2015

Harlem 1986

©Matt WeberHarlem-Flag-155street-1986 copy

September 16, 2015

“Small’s Paradise” Harlem 1985

©Matt Weberharlem-neon-sign

August 23, 2015

“JOE-145” 1989

JOE-145-Bum-1989 copy©Matt Weber


©Matt WeberStar-Hotel-nyc-1986 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 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 18, 2015

Harlem 1985 (Ektachrome?)

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

July 11, 2015

Harlem 1985

Abandoned-Harlem-1985 copy©Matt Weber

July 8, 2015

“Jhon’s Thrift Store” Harlem 1985

©Matt Weberpost-Harlem-Thrift-Store-1985 copy

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