Tag Archives: photos

Hell’s Kitchen in the 1970s

Every May, New Yorkers flock to the Ninth Avenue International Food Festival. Artist A.S. Graboyes captured what the festival was like when it first began back in the 1970s.

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A Pedestrian’s Eye View of La-La-Land

In American’s most car-centric city, snapping photos of façades as only a pedestrian can.

A Brief Walk Through the Circles of Hell

A long layover and short walkabout in Amsterdam reveals a unique city, new discoveries, and the sheer magic of the brief trip.

New Mexico: Revisiting the Land of Enchantment

Traveling again through an unforgettably beautiful land of clouds, mesas, chiles, and quiet.

Scandinavian Color: The Houses of Visby

Photographs of the colorful cottages of a medieval walled city in the Baltic Sea.

The Many Faces of an Antique Mall

At a small-town Midwestern antique mall, faces from the past peer at you from every shelf.

Vanished Chesterfield

I spent most of the first decade of my life in a relatively new development in a then-exurban part of Richmond, Virginia, called Midlothian. Midlothian as a community dates back a couple hundred years and was, for a long time, known for coal mining. If my elementary school teachers told the truth, it was the […]

Modern Architecture in Toronto

American Pompeii: After the Food Court Closes

Photos: Stillness and silence at the abandoned White Flint food court. When it first opened in 1977, White Flint Mall was pure glamor. Donna Karan attended one of two celebratory black-tie events. Elizabeth Taylor – Cleopatra herself, then on her sixth or seventh husband, Senator John Warner of Virginia – attended the other. Through the expansive glass […]