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Marine Park, Brooklyn When I was a kid this was a dumping ground for abandoned cars and boats…..some parts of New York City do get better.
…the only salt marsh left in Manhattan more pix and history to follow……
Although it’s only 21 acres, Battery Park contains dozens of monuments and memorials, here are a few: The Korean War Veterans Memorial designed by Mac Adams was installed in 1991. The piece also functions as a sundial, every July 27 … Continue reading
Most of NYC enjoyed a glorious day of sunshine after the morning fog lifted…it apparently all moved to Staten Island where the coastal areas remained shrouded in mist all day. the Verrazano Bridge from Ft.Wadsworth Battery Weed on the waterfront … Continue reading
Bas-relief friezes on the Bowery Bay Water Pollution Control Plant opened in 1939
remain: to be left after the removal, loss, destruction, etc., of all else car Gerritsen Creek art installation? Gerritsen Creek barge Luyster’s Creek table legs Bushwick heart-shaped tree Forest Park
Just a few weeks ago the kettle pond in Forest Park was frozen over No more ice now, instead the first signs of Spring Golfers hitting the green…. well almost green…. The carousel will be open soon … Continue reading
As superintendent of school buildings from 1891 to 1922, C.B.J Snyder designed close to 350 schools, plus numerous additions and other school improvements. Snyder put up 5, 10, sometimes 15 buildings a year, ranging from giants like Erasmus, Curtis and … Continue reading
Antonio Meucci, rarely mentioned in history books, is considered to be the true inventor of the telephone. Meucci filed for a preliminary patent application for his ”teletrofono” in 1871 but was hampered by a lack of funds and command of the … Continue reading
The neighborhood of Wallabout was recently designated as a landmark district largely because it contains one of the greatest concentration of remaining pre-Civil War wood-frame houses in NYC. Amongst the well maintained houses on Vanderbilt Avenue, just south of the … Continue reading