Something of a gentler place back in the day before a million cars....
Nick Walker, the renowned British graffiti artist, painted “The Morning After New York” one night in October 2008 on the side of a building in the East Village.
The twin towers of the World Trade Center were more than just buildings. They were proof of New York's belief in itself. Built at a time when New York's future seemed uncertain, the towers restored confidence and helped bring a halt to the decline of lower Manhattan. Brash, glitzy, and grand, they quickly became symbols
Irving Underhill (1872-1960), a successful photographer who also took pictures to be rendered as colored postcards or "souvenir cards".
Most accounts of Western architecture in the first half of the twentieth century have concentrated on European functionalism and expressionism. Le Corbusier, Gropius and Mies van der Rohe have claimed the
limelight, although the genius of Frank Lloyd Wright has also been acknowledged. In this rather restricted context, relatively few office buildings of the period 1900