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Artful boxes full of art

September 15th, 2012



The New Museum

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Portal of the day

September 15th, 2012



I always assumed this building was abandoned. It certainly looks that way from the street.

Boy, was I wrong!

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Barberz #25

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But wait! What's that scraggly little plant clawing its way out from beneath the pile of Jersey barriers?

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Why, it’s a tomato!

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Heat dances to the sun’s beat

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Heat likes to go outside where she can see flowers
Heat is my friend in my beautiful imagination

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Keeping the bridge fed

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Keeping the bridge watered

September 15th, 2012



Standpipes: they're not just for buildings!

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Seals ‘n’ wheels

September 15th, 2012



This bizarrely wonderful playground must have been the work of ol' you-know-who.

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Fish-gutting table

September 15th, 2012



There's a pedal at ground level that turns on the water to wash all the goop down the trough and into the drain.

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Ritualarium

September 15th, 2012



This house of immersion contains four mikvahs partially filled with rainwater collected on the roof.

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ABSOLUTELY

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POSITIVELY

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Church of Our Lady of Sorrows

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Named after a relative of our old friend Pickled Herring

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Anyone?

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I love you

September 15th, 2012



Is this what happens when Paul Richard gets drunk?

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Red Square

September 15th, 2012



That's the name of the apartment building (whose lobby we've already seen) at the end of the street with the statue of Vladimir Lenin (commissioned by the Soviet government and completed shortly before the collapse of the USSR) and the "Askew" clock on its roof.

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Blue Condominium

September 15th, 2012



If you catch this building in the right light, it's pretty stunning.

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Standing their ground

September 15th, 2012



There are still a few holdouts, like the ol' Hawaii boys here, but the Bowery's restaurant supply district has been fading away in recent years (much like the lighting district, its neighbor to the south) as the area has been gentrifying.

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Extra Place

September 15th, 2012



Looks like the sidewalk art got a makeover in time for outdoor dining season.