Archive for the ‘New York’ Tag

Birds Eye View of Manhattan   1 comment

Captured these while descending towards LaGuardia airport in New York on a gorgeous sunny summer day.

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iphone, edited with Snapped

Rush hour   1 comment

Captured at Grand Central Terminal, late afternoon. 


iPhone, Hipstamatic

The Commute from Hell   2 comments

Well, maybe it’s the commute TO hell, given that this is a shot of the platform going from Long Island TO New York.

LIRR platform

Posted June 17, 2016 by Lutz Braum in Architecture, New York

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TGIF   2 comments

Caught on the Friday afternoon train out of Grand Central Terminal in New York.  I liked the contrast of posture and attire, yet they both evoke the same question:”Are we there yet?” as they wait to get to their destination and start their weekend.


iPhone, edited with Snapseed

After a hard day at work   Leave a comment

A beer and a nap on the train home from New York is something I see quite often.  

 
iPhone, Hipstamatic 

Studying Hard   2 comments

Caught at the New York Public Library. ‘Nuff said.

NYPL Reading Room

Zeppelin Mooring   Leave a comment

Who knew that the top of the Empire State Building was designed to be an anchor for giant blimps, or dirigibles?

Empire State Top

However, it was tried only a few times, and when the Hindenburg burst into flames six years after the construction of the Empire State Building, dirigible traffic dwindled and the true purpose of the docking mast became obvious – it made the building the tallest building in the world at the time, beating the Chrysler Building. (Claiming that title was considered poor form – how refreshing, considering the incessant striving for superlatives these days!).

 

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