Category Archives: Art

Buffalo, Paris, and Chimney Pots.

Twenty four years ago I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express on Chippewa and Main in Buffalo, NY,  and was intrigued by the adjoining roof top of an early 20th century two-story building, rimmed with tens of classic chimney pots.  Years … Continue reading

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Awesome Hyperbolic Paraboloid on W. 57th – Open Soon in NYC

  Looking down W. 57th St. at twilight this week, four of the newest buildings including the second tallest in the city, dominate the view. But, look at the closest on the left…. Designed by Danish Architect Bjark Inges, this spectacular residential building … Continue reading

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Treasure in Manhattan – Morgan Library & Museum

  Located on Madison Ave at E. 36th street,  The Morgan Museum and Research Library containing the private holdings of financier J.P Morgan and other benefactors,  is an incomparable collection of original manuscripts, books, paintings, sculptures, cylinder seals and other fine works of literary and … Continue reading

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Martha’s Vineyard, (Two) – Magnificent Summer Cottages in Oak Bluffs

  These colorful unique cottages date back to the late nineteenth century within a community of picket fences, pocket parks, and even an outdoor tabernacle. They are found in an intriguing area of shaded narrow streets and pathways ideal for walking. In addition to pondering the value of being a … Continue reading

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Moonlight Bay – Landscape Sailboat on Water’s Edge

  Last week – a near full moon reflects its soft light off Barnegat Bay. The Jersey Shore As usual, click on the image for a closer look, and thanks for viewing. Comments are always welcome. M 🙂  

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Roosevelt Island Tramway – New York City

Thanks to our friend Jessica, a resident of remarkable Roosevelt Island, Jeanne and I enjoyed riding The Roosevelt Tramway located just north of the Queens Mid-Town Bridge, aka the 59th Street Bridge, aka the Ed Koch Bridge. This Post contains … Continue reading

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The Woods and The Snow

  Whose woods these are I think I know. (mine) His house is (…behind me) though; He will not see me stopping here (?) To watch his woods fill up with snow. Images taken 10/13/15 and today, 2/5/16. (Published without permission, … Continue reading

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