The red brick of Charles Scribner’s Sons building is bathed in a warm blood orange colour.
Formerly a printing plant and corporate HQ of the historic printing house which produced works from such legends as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Edith Wharton, Thomas Wolfe, Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, and Ring Lardner.
Now renovated and transformed into a modern office space.
Scribner’s on 43rd Street, Hell’s Kitchen.
June 8th, 2017
Bright red and yellow shades applied liberally. Nature’s palette. Looking out the window, oftentimes I wonder what divine hand could draw a picture like that…!
June 8th, 2017
*Recent Resident Posting* on the bulletin board of my building’s website:
Title: Amazing dog whisperer here to play with your dogs 😀 (Price: Free)
SO… I recently moved into the Ivy and noticed that there are a ton of dogs lovers in the building. And I’ve probably made small-talk with about 10 of you, just so you’d let me pet and play with your pup for a few minutes. Seeing that my roommate is allergic (I know, what a shame), I’m trying to get creative with my options to satisfy my dog-petting itch.If you need a dog-sitter or someone to play with your dog, I’m your guy 🙂
I’m a working professional that likes dogs. That’s about it. Thanks!
May 26th, 2017
I woke up at 5 am.
Spectacular dawn over Hell’s Kitchen.
May 21st, 2017
of the Ninth Avenue International Food Festival. It takes forever to be cleaned but it’s totally worth it! 9th Avenue, Hell’s Kitchen
May 20th, 2017
It’s been a great trip to Washington D.C., Baltimore and Boston, but – oh! – how I love coming back home; specially when home is this crazy, noisy, crowded, urban jungle of an island called Manhattan!
May All Your Pain be Champagne – I’ll drink to that!
Gotham Market @ Hell’s Kitchen
May 6th, 2017
via Hudson Yards
The ”Mirror” Building, aka the Jean Nouvel Building.
Actually, its windows are multicoloured and, like the Gehry Building (see below), it changes appearance according to the time of day, weather and light.
The Shadow Building, aka the Frank Gehry Building, aka the IAC Building. As all structures designed by Frank Gehry, it looks different from every angle like a fascinating work of art.
The Chinese Consulate. It got my attention because, as far as I have seen, it is the only one situated on the West Side. And Hell’s Kitchen (as opposed to Upper West Side or Chelsea, for example), is a rather unusual location for a Consulate, but a very welcome one for the neighbourhood, especially during the Chinese New Year festivities which include fireworks over the Hudson River that are, apparently, spectacular! I’m eagerly waiting for this year’s announcement, but have already bookmarked the day: February 15th, eve of the Chinese New Year 2018, and the place: Pier 84, 12th Ave & 44th St.
Perspective of the Silver Towers, twin 60-story residential buildings designed by one of New York’s most prolific architects, the Greek born Costas Kondylis (another, less glass-towery building of his, we’ve seen here).
April 2nd, 2017
April 1st, 2017