Tag Archives: New York

146th St: Convent Girl (Convent Ave to Broadway)

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Gallery 4 starts at Convent Ave, and continues the theme of Wall-As-Art, except in this case, the pieces are far more contemporary in style, with designs blending brick, metal and paint. A highlight of the Gallery is yet another community … Continue reading

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146th St: Jazz Age Architecture (Edgecombe to Convent Aves)

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Gallery 3 features architecture, in particular the spectacular turn of the 19th century mansions and townhouses of Sugar Hill, which became the residence of famous and wealthy African Americans during the Harlem Renaissance. Past alumni include W. E. B. Du … Continue reading

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146th St: Man Up in Harlem (7th to Edgecombe Aves)

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Gallery 2 presents everyday life in Harlem.  The artworks here function also as social commentary, highlighting the poverty and destitution of residents in the area, and what the community is doing to address this. The highlight of the gallery is … Continue reading

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146th St: Playground in Da Hood (Harlem River Drive to 7th Ave)

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Gallery 1 is a children’s gallery, situated in one of the poorer neighborhoods along the street.  At the far end of the gallery sits a disused children’s playground, in the shadow of a towering public housing project, and at the … Continue reading

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Manhattan in 12 Sts: 146th St – Mur/al Museum

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“Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colours and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that … Continue reading

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58th St – Stonehenge 2058 (2nd Ave to Sutton Place)

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This is the location for a sci-fi flick.  The world in the movie is set in an alternate universe, where a nuclear bomb has exploded, and mankind survives in a few isolated settlements.  New York City is NOT one of … Continue reading

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58th St – Auf France (Madison to 2nd Aves)

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This part of the street feels like somewhere in France or Germany.  There is stunning contemporary architecture, public art, lovely sidewalks and street intersections, and a proliferation of boutique stores selling furniture and all sorts of beautiful things from Europe.  … Continue reading

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58th St – POP (5th to Madison Aves)

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This is quite literally, the most fabulous and fashionable square in NYC.  You got the Plaza Hotel. You got Bergdorf Goodman.  You got 5th Avenue.  You even got Apple and its transparent cube! Naturally, the imaginary movie here is conceived … Continue reading

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58th Street – Park Place (Broadway to 5th Ave)

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This is the location for an opulent period costume drama, set at the turn of the 19th century.  Titled Park Place it revolves around the lives and intrigues of one wealthy merchant family. Inspired by the novels of Henry James … Continue reading

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58th St – Columbus Circle, The Movie

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Columbus Circle is a circle of power.  It is the perfect setting for the next imaginary movie, named after the location it is set in. This one’s about a man who is at the very pinnacle of his career in … Continue reading

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