Landmarks Thursday, July 11, 2013

Ghosts of the 6 Train

New York City’s vast transit system is in a constant state of flux, expanding to fill the needs of underserved areas and simultaneously contracting due to budget cuts or obsolescence. Abandoned subway stations across the city remind us of how transit has changed over the years.
Landmarks Tuesday, May 1, 2012

Mott Haven Historic District

Explore the history of Mott Haven, the first neighborhood in the Bronx to receive a historic district designation from the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission.
City Arts Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Riding the Subway with Stanley Kubrick

As most New Yorkers know, the subway system is the lifeline of New York City. In 1946 Stanley Kubrick set out as a staff photographer for LOOK Magazine to capture the story of New York City’s subway commuters.
Landmarks Tuesday, September 6, 2011

23 Skidoo

Today crowds gather around the Flatiron Building to admire its architecture and place in New York history, but back in the early part of the 20th century, men gathered there for a vastly different reason.