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Keith Haring Pop Shop

I was lucky enough to go to be in New York before Keith Haring’s all-encompassing Pop Shop closed. It was open during a time before Museum Shops had little beyond […]

Hive (Bleecker Street)

Coming out of the Bleecker Street 6 Station is like coming out of a video game. The glowing LED light installation spans across the ceiling as commuters ascend into the […]

Ken Hiratsuka’s Carved Granite Sidewalk in Noho

The late patron of the arts, Tony Goldman, left his mark on New York City, and is probably best known for making the wall on Houston and Bowery a rotating […]

Picasso’s Bust of Sylvette

Picasso, Bust of Sylvette, NYU, Noho

New York University seems to have bought up this entire city. The Brutalist “Silver Towers” off Bleecker Street were designed in by I.M.Pei’s (who is most famous for designing the […]

The Exuberant Edwardian Police Station

I’ve always loved this incredibly ornate domed building on Centre Street and nearly died when I found out it is now apartments! Built in 1909 by Hoppin & Koen in […]

Apartment and Studio of Chuck Close

Chuck Close can be seen around town at art events in his fancy electric wheel chair, which holds him at almost eye level. Achieving fame with his large scale photorealistic […]

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