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Casserly Hall

CASSERLY HALL   IN MEMORY OF JOHN J. CASSERLY   PRELATE TO POPE PAUL VI PRIEST OF ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH   1937-1972Submitted by @lampbane

CASSERLY HALL   IN MEMORY OF JOHN J. CASSERLY PRELATE TO POPE PAUL VI PRIEST OF ST. JOSEPH'S CHURCH   1937-1972Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • greenwich villa...
  • church
  • 1937
  • 1972

NYU Community September 11 Tree

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY THE NYU COMMUNITY AS A SYMBOL OF LIFE AND HOPE TO COMMEMORATE THE TRAGIC EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001Submitted by @lampbane

THIS TREE WAS PLANTED BY THE NYU COMMUNITY AS A SYMBOL OF LIFE AND HOPE TO COMMEMORATE THE TRAGIC EVENTS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • greenwich villa...
  • nyu
  • washington squa...
  • tree
  • 9/11
  • 2001

Brooklyn - Flatbush Boundary Line

THE BRASS LINE IN THE WALK SHOWS THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE OLD CITY OF BROOKLYN AND THE TOWNSHIP OF FLATBUSH   BROOKLYN (BREUCKELEN) FIRST SETTLED 1636 FLATBUSH 1621.   BROOKLYN INCORPORATED A CITY ...

THE BRASS LINE IN THE WALK SHOWS THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN THE OLD CITY OF BROOKLYN AND THE TOWNSHIP OF FLATBUSH   BROOKLYN (BREUCKELEN) FIRST SETTLED 1636 FLATBUSH 1621.   BROOKLYN INCORPORATED A ...

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • flatbush
  • 1636
  • 1621
  • 1834
  • 1894
  • 1898
  • 1934

Belle's Brook

BELLE'S BROOKSubmitted by @lampbane

BELLE'S BROOKSubmitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • brook

Alfred W. Jenkins

THIS BRIDGE IS THE GIFT OF ALFRED W. JENKINS1929Submitted by @lampbane

THIS BRIDGE IS THE GIFT OF ALFRED W. JENKINS1929Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • brooklyn botani...
  • alfred jenkins
  • bridge
  • 1929

Bret Harte

Submitted by @Ritterton.

Submitted by @Ritterton.

    Bessie Workman

    BESSIE WORKMAN Forever Sitting Tall1877 - 1973Submitted by @lampbane

    BESSIE WORKMAN Forever Sitting Tall1877 - 1973Submitted by @lampbane

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn botani...
    • garden
    • 1877
    • 1973

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden Rose Garden

    THIS ROSE GARDENIS THE GIFT OF MRAND MRS WALTERV CRANFORD 1927 Submitted by @lampbane

    THIS ROSE GARDENIS THE GIFT OF MRAND MRS WALTERV CRANFORD 1927 Submitted by @lampbane

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn botani...
    • garden
    • rose garden
    • 1927

    Roses of Yesterday

    ROSES OF YESTERDAYGIVEN IN 1937 BYMRS. WALTER V. CRANFORD Submitted by @lampbane

    ROSES OF YESTERDAYGIVEN IN 1937 BYMRS. WALTER V. CRANFORD Submitted by @lampbane

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn botani...
    • garden
    • statue
    • art
    • 1937

    Thomas H. Everett

    Dedicated to the Memory of Thomas H. Everett 1903-1986   Gardener, Plantsman, Teacher, Author, Raconteur and Creator of this Rock Garden.  

    Dedicated to the Memory of Thomas H. Everett 1903-1986   Gardener, Plantsman, Teacher, Author, Raconteur and Creator of this Rock Garden.   "And the Glory of the Garden it shall never pass ...

    • new york
    • bronx
    • garden
    • new york botani...
    • 1987
    • 1903
    • 1986

    Christopher Park

    THE PARK IS KEPT LIVING IN FOND REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHOM WE HAVE LOVED LONG SINCE, AND LOST AWHILE.Submitted by @lampbane

    THE PARK IS KEPT LIVING IN FOND REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHOM WE HAVE LOVED LONG SINCE, AND LOST AWHILE.Submitted by @lampbane

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • west village
    • christopher par...
    • park

    Marsha "Pay It No Mind" Johnson

    Marsha

    Marsha "Pay It No Mind" Johnson   "History isn't something you look back at and it was inevitable, it happens because people say make decisions that are sometimes very impulsive. and of the ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • west village
    • marsha johnson
    • 1945
    • 1992
    • queer
    • lgbt

    27 Christopher Street

    27 CHRISTOPHER STREET   1911 CONSTRUCTED AS THE MARGARET AND SARAH SWITZER INSTITUTE FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF WOMEN 1926 PURCHASED BY ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1977 SITE OF THE ...

    27 CHRISTOPHER STREET   1911 CONSTRUCTED AS THE MARGARET AND SARAH SWITZER INSTITUTE FOR VOCATIONAL TRAINING OF WOMEN 1926 PURCHASED BY ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL 1977 SITE OF THE ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • west village
    • 1911
    • 1926
    • 1977
    • 1979

    The Meeting Street Inn

    THE MEETING STREET INNCIRCA 1874BED - BREAKFAST - SPIRITSSubmitted by @lampbane

    THE MEETING STREET INNCIRCA 1874BED - BREAKFAST - SPIRITSSubmitted by @lampbane

    • south carolina
    • charleston
    • inn
    • 1874

    Conservatory Garden - The Garden Club of America

    THE CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY   is grateful to The New York Committee of THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA   for its role in initiating the restoration of THE CONSERVATORY GARDEN in 1978Submitted by @lampbane

    THE CENTRAL PARK CONSERVANCY   is grateful to The New York Committee of THE GARDEN CLUB OF AMERICA for its role in initiating the restoration of THE CONSERVATORY GARDEN in 1978Submitted by @lampbane

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • central park
    • conservatory ga...
    • garden
    • park
    • 1978

    Swamp Post Oak

    SWAMP POST OAK QUERCUS LYRATAPRESENTED IN HONOR OF THE STATE REGENT 1929-32 BY THE NEW YORK STATE ORGANIZATION OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION OCTOBER 29TH, 1932Submitted ...

    SWAMP POST OAK QUERCUS LYRATAPRESENTED IN HONOR OF THE STATE REGENT 1929-32 BY THE NEW YORK STATE ORGANIZATION OF THE NATIONAL SOCIETY DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION OCTOBER 29TH, 1932Submitted ...

    • brooklyn
    • prospect park
    • brooklyn botani...
    • tree
    • oak
    • 1932

    Brooklyn Botanic Garden Native Flora Garden

    BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDENTHE TREES, SHRUBS AND OTHER PLANTS IN THIS 2-ACRE WOODLAND ARE NATIVE TO THE AREA WITHIN 100 MILES OF THIS GARDENSubmitted by @lampbane

    BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDENTHE TREES, SHRUBS AND OTHER PLANTS IN THIS 2-ACRE WOODLAND ARE NATIVE TO THE AREA WITHIN 100 MILES OF THIS GARDENSubmitted by @lampbane

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn botani...
    • garden
    • woodland

    WTC E Subway Entrance Area

    WTC / E-SUBWAY ENTRANCE AREA This World Trade Center subway entrance area retains the same design and appearance of this space as it existed prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Many ...

    WTC / E-SUBWAY ENTRANCE AREA This World Trade Center subway entrance area retains the same design and appearance of this space as it existed prior to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Many ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • world trade cen...
    • wtc
    • oculus
    • path
    • subway

    World Trade Center 9/11 doors

    The markings of this door were made by search and rescue teams in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. The code indicates that the search occured on ...

    The markings of this door were made by search and rescue teams in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center. The code indicates that the search occured on ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • world trade cen...
    • wtc
    • oculus
    • path
    • subway

    Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company Jersey City warehouse

    The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company was founded in New York in 1859 by George Huntington Hartford and George Gilman as the nation's first food chain. A&P's Jersey City warehouse, designed by ...

    The Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company was founded in New York in 1859 by George Huntington Hartford and George Gilman as the nation's first food chain. A&P's Jersey City warehouse, designed by ...

    • new jersey
    • jersey city
    • a&p
    • supermarket
    • warehouse
    • 1959
    • 1907

    Occulus

    Kristin Jones Andrew Ginzel Occulus 1998 Stone and glass mosaic Fabricated by Rinaldo Piras, Sectile s.n.c., Rome, Italy Commissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit and MTA ...

    Kristin Jones Andrew Ginzel Occulus 1998 Stone and glass mosaic Fabricated by Rinaldo Piras, Sectile s.n.c., Rome, Italy Commissioned by Metropolitan Transportation Authority Arts for Transit and ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • world trade cen...
    • wtc
    • subway
    • art

    Greenpoint Brooklyn Public Library Glacial outcroppings

    Glacial outcroppings These rocks have a story to tell you. During the last ice age, the Laurentide Ice Sheet began expanding above the area where you're now standing to heights that exceed ...

    Glacial outcroppings These rocks have a story to tell you. During the last ice age, the Laurentide Ice Sheet began expanding above the area where you're now standing to heights that ...

    • new york
    • brooklyn
    • library
    • rocks

    Our Lady of Mt. St. Carmel statue

    This Restored Statue Of Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Was Donated By Joseph Anella Jr. Joseph Anella III Theresa Anella (Feeney)In Loving Memory Of Frances Angelina Russo Anella Joseph John Anella Sr. Who ...

    This Restored Statue Of Our Lady Of Mt. Carmel Was Donated By Joseph Anella Jr. Joseph Anella III Theresa Anella (Feeney)In Loving Memory Of Frances Angelina Russo Anella Joseph John Anella Sr. ...

    • brooklyn
    • greenpoint
    • church
    • catholic

    De Lamar Mansion

    DE LAMAR MANSION 233 MADISON AVENUE THIS IMPRESSIVE MURRAY HILL MANSION WAS BUILT FOR JOSEPH RAPHAEL DE LAMAR IN 1902-05. BORN IN AMSTERDAM, DE LAMAR IMMIGRATED TO THE UNITED STATES IN THE LATE ...

    DE LAMAR MANSION 233 MADISON AVENUE THIS IMPRESSIVE MURRAY HILL MANSION WAS BUILT FOR JOSEPH RAPHAEL DE LAMAR IN 1902-05. BORN IN AMSTERDAM, DE LAMAR IMMIGRATED TO THE UNITED STATES IN THE LATE ...

    • new york
    • manhattan
    • landmark
    • joseph de lamar
    • 1918
    • 1973
    • 1975
    • 2019

    Mason's Garage

    1924 MASON'S GARAGE Built as a garage for ferry commuters. At various times it also housed a Chinese gambling hall, indoor golf course, and way station for rum runners. It became an indoor shopping ...

    1924 MASON'S GARAGE Built as a garage for ferry commuters. At various times it also housed a Chinese gambling hall, indoor golf course, and way station for rum runners. It became an indoor shopping ...