This is the incredible moment a “controlled” explosion ripped through a construction site for the Second Avenue Subway in Manhattan — captured in a series of photographs.
Nearby buildings and sidewalks were damaged, but there were no reported injuries — which is amazing when you look at all that rock, concrete and debris flying in the air.
It’s not clear if the photographer was a photojournalist, a worker, a passerby or someone else.
(Photo: John Wilson / New York Daily News)
Car Wash / Spray Park. Harlem, Manhattan.
Depp of field. East 23rd Street, Manhattan.
The Manhattan approach to the Queensboro Bridge from the “Silent World” series by artists Lucie and Simon.
(via the Daily Mail)
Cart / man.
New York City.
The New York Times's fascinating infographic on just how crowded Manhattan is — and once was.
(By Ritchie King and Graham Roberts / The New York Times)
What is now Inwood in northern Manhattan, probably from the turn of the 20th century. Much of that tip of Manhattan is — amazingly — still shrouded in forest.
Mile marker from 26th Street and 4th Avenue concealing yours truly from that mirror. :-)
New York City, by yours truly.