Brooklyn Bridge During Snowstorm at Sunset by James Maher

Brooklyn Bridge History and Photography

Brooklyn Bridge During Snowstorm at Sunset, 2010 by James Maher. (*I write these articles because I love the city and the incredible stories behind each grand structure.  You can help support my photography by purchasing an archival print of the Bridge for your home.  Photos with links below them are for sale.)  The History and …

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Jacob Riis: Three Urchins Huddling for Warmth in Window Well on NY's Lower East Side, 1889

History of NY Photography: Documenting the Social Scene

  Jacob Riis: Three Urchins Huddling for Warmth in Window Well on NY’s Lower East Side, 1889 History of NY Photography: Documenting the Social Scene Beginning in the late 19th century, with the emergence of organized social reform movements and the creation of inexpensive means of creating reproducing photographs, a form of social photography began …

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Waiting in Grand Central Terminal by James Maher

Grand Central Terminal, History and Photography

Grand Central Terminal, History and Photography   What Lies Under Grand Central? 10 stories under Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal is a network of activity. Known as M42 and kept top-secret until 1980’s, the hidden room powers Grand Central’s train network with massive AC/DC rotaries and is not shown on any maps or blueprints. However, as …

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