Wednesday, October 17, 2012

16 photos from the EV Grieve archives for no reason whatsoever

A time-consuming project. I have thousands and thousands of photos from the time with this website (as well as many more spanning the years). They're all safely backed up and what not (in the cloud, man!).

However, the photos aren't organized. So I've been indexing the photos by subjects ("Abandoned toilets in the trash" or, say, "Woo.")

During all this, I found a few photos from the EVG archives that I like for one reason or another. I've posted a few of these. Others are new to the site.

[Second Avenue near 11th Street]

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[3rd Street between Avenue A and First Avenue]

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[Avenue B near 13th Street]

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[Avenue A near East 10th Street]

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[The Bowery near East Houston]

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[First Avenue near East Fifth Street]

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[East Seventh Street between First Avenue and Second Avenue]

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[East 14th Street looking east]

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[The former Cooper Square Hotel]

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[East Houston and the Bowery]

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[Avenue B at East Houston]

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[East Eighth Street near Avenue C]

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[Mars Bar]
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[Second Avenue near East 13th Street]
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[Avenue A at East Fourth Street]

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[East Seventh Street between Avenue A and First Avenue]

14 comments:

Anonymous said...

these photos R awesome!!! thanks 4 posting!:D

Anonymous said...

Is that willow tree on E 8th the one that went down?

Marty Wombacher said...

Great random photos, EVG! Thanks for putting them up, fun to look at.

marjorie said...

Fabulous. My favorite is the chair on the sidewalk -- the white shoe makes it.

dmbream said...

These are great!

EV Grieve said...

@ anon 10:09

I believe I took this on 8th Street before the tree was cut back...


And thanks everyone...

Goggla said...

I love these, especially the one of Raul's Candy and the Con Ed plant.

Anonymous said...

nice pics---the church sign was a nice touch :)

please keep posting :)

Lindsay said...

These photos are so fantastic!!!

BabyDave said...

Wonderful fun to look at. Thank you.
P.S. I'm with Marjorie about the chair and white shoe.

pinhead said...

Thanks for posting, Grieve. I love the "big snow" pic--Reminds me how much I enjoy just wandering down the middle of the quiet streets before they're cleared.

Anonymous said...

This would be fun to once a month, quarter, often?
That shot down Ave A has a lot of the feeling that Bob A. had in his PICS.

peter.

Wax said...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-8gvpsDK6SAA/UGo70O241UI/AAAAAAABVbw/3LstEaRr78g/s400/P1011658.JPG

--- hey this is my block! and it's actually East 7th between Ave A and 1st Ave and not between 1st Ave and 2nd Ave. ;-)

Anonymous said...

Great pictures! NYC for all seasons- love the snow, and that the bikes will be removed...BY GOD!