New York’s Touristy New Public Space Is A Giant Endless Staircase

Photograph Courtesy of Related-Oxford Where the High Line ends and Midtown begins you will find Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in US history. The extraordinary centerpiece of Hudson Yards is its spiral staircase, a soaring new landmark meant to be climbed. This interactive design piece was imagined by Thomas Heatherwick and Heatherwick Studio as a focal point where...

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Russian Artist Pokras Lampas Takes Over Times Square New York

Pokras Lampas was born in Korolyov, Russia. He is one of the most distinguished representatives of contemporary calligraphy in the world. He started creating graffiti in 2008 and shortly after was inspired by the ‘Calligraffiti’ movement. Later, Pokras Lampas was invited to become an official Calligraffiti ambassador whilst working on his self-developed ‘Calligrafuturism’ style and technique.

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Snow In NYC: Photos Of The Winter Wonderland By Joseph O. Holmes

Joseph O. Holmes’s photographs have hung in solo and group shows around the world. “The Booth” was a featured solo exhibition in Toronto’s CONTACT photography festival, following its four-month run at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image. Among other awards, Holmes has been honored with a Curator’s Commendation at the Houston Center for Photography, first prize in MPLS Photo...

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New York Over 35 Years Ago – 55 Color Snapshots Show The Most Populous City In The United States In 1980

Let’s make a trip to New York City in 1980. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.

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35 Perfect Reasons To Love New Yorker Cartoons

If you spend any time on Instagram or Facebook, New Yorker Cartoons is a great follow for a daily chuckle/smirk/snort. The single panel comics are a permanent fixture in the magazine as well as online and despite being around well before the Internet, their format works perfectly in today’s endlessly scrolling feeds. Below you will find 35 of the most loved New Yorker cartoons shared online in the...

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This Futuristic Design Of The TWA Lounge At JFK Airport In The 1960s Remains A 2001 Space Odyssey Movie

The airport is where you arrive and depart. It’s like a hospital, but without the certainty and the escape of anaesthesia. Something might go wrong and the routine operation ends with a slip of the scalpel or a martyr’s bomb The airport is where you wait, get separated from your bags and of your own free queue to have your identity ascertained and reasons challenged by armed and dangerous...

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“Tossed And Found”: Artist Makes Tiny Sculptures From The Cast-Off NY Trash

Since the mid 1990s, Yuji Agematsu has used debris from New York’s streets to create a series of dioramas inside the cellophane sleeves of cigarette packets. The pieces below are from a year of his work entitled zip: 01.01.17 . . . 12.31.17. As well as preserving what he finds on his daily walks, Agematsu keeps detailed logs of his discoveries and maps of the routes he has taken. h/t:

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“City Of Light”: 1939 New York World’s Fair Diorama In The Making

Con Ed’s “The City of Light” was the largest diorama up to that time. The fourteen-minute show presented the illusion of watching New York City through a twenty-four hour cycle. Originally designed to be continuous, a break of a few minutes was required as visitors tended to stay and watch the subway cars wiz by. Walter Dorwin Teague designed the diorama which consisted of 4,000 buildings built to...

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“Elevations & Avenues”: Aesthetic New York Streetscapes By Matt Petosa

Amazing street scenes by Matt Petosa, a talented photographer, retoucher, and urban explorer based in New York, USA. Matt focuses on street photography and urban landscapes in exquisite detail. He explores New York to capture spectacular cinematic street photos. More: Matt Petosa, Behance h/t:

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Forget Fashion Week! New York Pet Fashion Show Was Full Of Dogs In Amazing Costumes

Johannes Eisele/AFP Photo You might not know this, but each February, New York pet fashion show takes place – it’s the largest pet fashion and animal rescue benefit in America. This year the event took place at the historic Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan, New York. The show features themed catwalk shows with dogs in costume walking alongside rescue dogs needing homes. It’.

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