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    possibly longer.

    possibly longer.
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    Sticky: Brooklyn Academy of Music?

    Brooklyn Academy of Music?
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    Uh, excuse me... my wife & two daughters (age 2...

    Uh, excuse me... my wife & two daughters (age 2 1/2 & 7) are actually in the far background in one of Zippy's pics. So I guess that would be, yes.

    And yes, trees would be very nice. It's damned...
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    They were working on it even after dark on Sunday.

    They were working on it even after dark on Sunday.
  5. I know nothing about Pace but don't forget that...

    I know nothing about Pace but don't forget that after one year of documented NY State residency you would qualify for in-state tuition at Hunter. Check CUNY website for exact details on documents...
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    PS: Aren't the arches on the building on the...

    PS: Aren't the arches on the building on the right gone? Is that where the filthy, rank Burger King is?[/QUOTE]

    Actually, that whole building is gone, arches and all - it is now part of the...
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    The West 120's are pretty quiet - residential...

    The West 120's are pretty quiet - residential except for some chain stuff on 125th Street. There are a few more local spots on 7th south of 125th. If you go far west there's a dinosaur Barbecue at...
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    161 Maiden Lane... R.I.P.

    I think that this thread (moribund for 3 years) can be declared truely dead - there are workers now in process of turning the site back into a parking lot.
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    Good luck with your project. I don't think I can...

    Good luck with your project. I don't think I can be of any especial help to you; I fled on the diagonally opposite side from your location. But it doesn't look to me as if you are up to anything as...
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    problems with the twin towers...

    They may have been great symbols of America (Al Quaeda certainly thought so) but for many New Yorkers the WTC was hard to live with. If you seriously want to know more, I suggest Eric Darton's book...
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    Tom's Restaurant from Seinfeld Not a deli,...

    Tom's Restaurant from Seinfeld

    Not a deli, it's a diner, and a typical New York diner at that. The tv show just used the exterior shot, the interiors were a sound-stage set nothing like the...
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    Very nice pictures - I like your eye. Each makes...

    Very nice pictures - I like your eye. Each makes me think "Wow, what a cool place, I should go see that - and then I remember, wait... I live here. I walk by that every day (no joke- my building...
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    Sticky: Anyone going to post a new Guess the Location?

    Anyone going to post a new Guess the Location?
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    The story of Little Italy is mirrored in every...

    The story of Little Italy is mirrored in every ethnic neighborhood in the city. People move in, the next generation learns English, gets educated, moves on. Visit the Tenement Museum on Orchard...
  15. If you want ferry views of Brooklyn for free, try...

    If you want ferry views of Brooklyn for free, try the Ikea ferry. Runs from Wall Street Pier 11 to Red Hook and back, and you don't actually have to buy anything at Ikea.
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    This is the Park Row Building, at 15 Park Row,...

    This is the Park Row Building, at 15 Park Row, across from City Hall Park. Designed by Robert H. Robertson, at 380 or 391 feet tall (my sources seem to disagree) and 29 stories it was the tallest...
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    Try these: ...

    Try these:

    http://www.nypl.org/branch/services/wifi.html

    http://www.downtownny.com/discover/wifi/

    I know that the downtown ones are not near the upper West Side, but I have always liked the...
  18. Hey Gulcrapek - any progress on this thing? I...

    Hey Gulcrapek - any progress on this thing?

    I worked occasionally in a neighboring "sick building" (Aaron Davis Hall) and comforted myself every time i walked in & out with "well, at least I'm not...
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    The first photo is of St. Luke's Hospital, on...

    The first photo is of St. Luke's Hospital, on 113th Street between Amsterdam Ave. & Morningside Park, immediately north of the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine.

    Here's a link to a recent...
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    It is cute, but seems about 3 years out of date...

    It is cute, but seems about 3 years out of date as far as the Financial District is concerned. But so is Google Maps satellite view, for that matter.
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    Just caught this myself (I was washing my hair,...

    Just caught this myself (I was washing my hair, too). What I found surprising about the 30's day trip was actually how very little has changed from the bridge over the Harlem River until they get to...
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    "The subway doesn't have a good reputation as far...

    "The subway doesn't have a good reputation as far as the people of the Midwest are concerned. First, we don't have subways, we build cars and darn it we're going to make you use em (which is why the...
  23. 2 Gold? tell me about it, I have to look at it...

    2 Gold? tell me about it, I have to look at it every. I used to choose to walk that block of Pearl for its shred of unpreserved 19th century charm, maybe stop for a beer at the bar mid-block.
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    Sirens kept me from getting to sleep, so I...

    Sirens kept me from getting to sleep, so I stepped out to see what was up - saw 80 Pine blazing & had a serious 9/11 flashback. So I went back in & grabbed camera, but by the time I hit the corner...
  25. So does the demise of the holdout building change...

    So does the demise of the holdout building change what is going up?
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