"RKO Bushwick Theater in Brooklyn, New York City. Brooklyn Remains One of America’s Best Surviving Examples of a 19th Century City. Some of the Best American Architecture Survives in Her "Worst" Neighborhoods, Only Because It Hasn’t Been Demolished. This Project Shows the Inner City Environment of Buildings and People. Most of All, the Environment Is Human Beings, as Beautiful and Threatened as the Buildings in Their Environment" - US National Archives
AH HA! Here it is! Here it is! I’ve been looking for you for MONTHS, RKO Bushwick!!!!! OMG this made my Friday.
Ain’t the internet great?
NYC Parking, 1930.
Multi-story parking continues to astonish me.
BABY CAGES! THEY ARE REAL AND ARE STILL A THING IN SOUTH WILLIAMSBURG!
Obsessed with this door on #bushwickave in #brooklyn #bushwick #bk #nyc #newyorkcity #architecture #artdeco
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Inky paw prints presumably left by a curious kitty on a 15th century manuscript.
From National Geographic.
This is why they threw the tabbies off the boat so they then took over North America. And my heart.
Holy smokes, that’s awesome! You’re the first person that I’ve heard from who lived in the church (Oscar is the second). Thanks so much for reading/writing in - I hope I did the church justice.
And pretty please, I would love to hear more about Oscar.
Evelyn McHale in death, aka “The Most Beautiful Suicide” after leaping from the Empire State Building in 1947. The 24 year old left behind a note, saying her fiance Barry Rhodes would be better off without her.
“I don’t think I would make a good wife for anyone…. Tell my father, I have too many of my mother’s tendencies.”
She wore her pearls and white gloves.
Evelyn McHale’s suicide. She jumped off the Empire State Building crushing a limousine below. 1947.
A map of South America by Abraham Ortelius, 1570