Nonstop Metropolis: Magical Photos Of New York City By Sidney Chua

Outstanding street shots by Sidney Chua, a talented self-taught photographer, and retoucher from Singapore who currently lives and works in New York City. Sidney focuses mainly on urban, architecture, and street photography. More: Instagram h/t:

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Fabulous Photos of Christmas Shopping In New York City, December 1910

New York has always been famous for its shopping and especially Christmas shopping. It wasn’t much different in 1910 when most of these photos were taken for the George Bain Agency – one of America’s earliest news picture agencies. The photographs Bain produced and gathered for distribution through his news service were worldwide in their coverage, but there was a special emphasis on life in New...

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The Plague Of Overweight: Photographer Martha Holmes Documented The Struggle Of Obesity People In 1950s America

Bulging at beach in 1949, 197-pound Dorothy Bradley self-consciously leaves locker room for swim. She covered up embarrassment by being jolly and gregarious”. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures “The most serious health problem in the U.S. today is obesity.” Sounds familiar, doesn’t it? But that pronouncement about obesity’s primacy in the hierarchy of national health problems is not new.

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Mural Of Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Is Being Painted In San Francisco

John G. Mabanglo/EPA/EFE Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is staring down at pedestrians in the heart of San Francisco where an artist is painting a massive mural of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee. More: Instagram cobeart Argentine muralist Andres Iglesias, who signs his art with the pseudonym Cobre, is set to finish the artwork of the Swedish 16-year-old in Union Square by next week...

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A Street Artist Creates Giant Mural In A Maximum Security Prison In California

It’s been amazing to see JR’s projects take shape over the past few years, from inmmersive city video murals to the wheatpasting at the foot of the Louvre. There’s an energy in his work that is so palpable. More: Instagram h/t: juxtapoz His latest project is one of his best of the year, a massive “mural” within the walls of California Correctional Institution:

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This Island For Sale, Built As A Radio Broadcast Station In The 1940s

Columbia and Pea Islands. Accessed via boat this unique innovative residence on Columbia Island offers 4 bedrooms and 2 baths. The great room is ideal for entertaining with views from every angle. More: Sotheby’s h/t: messynessychic An open kitchen and gracious dining area overlook LI Sound and nearby Pea Island naturally offering spectacular views and unending beauty. The lower level space...

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Wonderful Color Pics Document The Trailer Life Of An American Family During The 1950s

Picnic by the side of the road, 1953 These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.es Bruton Parish Church, Williamsburg, VA, 1953 Florida State Line, March 1953 Getting a load of slag, Warren, Ohio, 1953 Leaving for Florida, March 1953 On the beach at...

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Man Uses 11 Shipping Containers To Build His 2,500 Square Foot Dream House, And The Inside Looks Amazing

When it comes to building their dream home, people have a lot of different ideas. Some choose comfortable and small bungalows, others opt for luxurious mansions. However, there a handful of those to decide to ditch the traditional architecture and build something completely different, for instance, a container house. That’s exactly what designer Will Breaux did and now he’s a proud owner of a...

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An Immersive Lighting Installation Inside One Of San Francisco’s Most Important Religious Monuments

The nonprofit Illuminate and Grace Cathedral present an immersive installation inside one of San Francisco’s most important religious monuments. More: Grace Cathedral, Illuminate h/t: fubiz Called “Grace Light”, the artwork echoes in the divine light thanks to a curtain of light of more than 100 feets. Visitors were able to follow a luminous and sonorous journey through the famous cathedral.

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Davis Divan Three-Wheeler: The 1940s Unique Concept Car That Lost In History

Post-World War II America was ravenous for new cars and the Davis Divan featured aircraft-inspired styling details that captured imaginations. Sadly, only 13 were built and Davis’ company president, Glenn Gordon “Gary” Davis, spent two years at a “work farm” labor camp in Castaic, California for grand theft. h/t: vintag.es The Davis Divan is a three-wheeled convertible built by the Davis Motorcar...

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