New York is a city of doers, and one thing they do – constantly, maniacally – is build. Our beloved New York Times had an article last December, “A Year of Skyline Spectacle and Joy,” that chronicled significant architectural restorations and creations in the city in the year 2016. The photos accompanying it let readers promenade about the city to see these sites without stirring from their humble abode. So let’s take a gander together.
|Via 57 West, under construction in 2015.|
Justin A. Wilcox
|The Science Center by day, and still under construction. And very close to the subway.|
Columbia University / Frank Oudeman
|The Freedom Tower at night, seen up close.|
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BROWDERPOMES: For two new poems of mine, on ninny versus deep serene, and proverbs for the wicked, click here and scroll down to pp. 34 and 35.