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Inside New York City’s Most Mysterious Architectural Time Capsule

Inside New York City’s Most Mysterious Architectural Time Capsule

For the past half century, 190 Bowery has been a legend. The six-storey, 72-room former bank building on the fringes of SoHo looked like a war zone on the outside, crumbling and covered in graffiti. And the inside, the home of a photographer with insane real estate luck — well…

Look At What A Decade’s Done To New York City’s Classic Storefronts

Look At What A Decade’s Done To New York City’s Classic Storefronts

Ten years after photographing countless storefronts for their popular book, Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York, James and Karla Murray are returning to the same addresses for an update. The contrast in the pairs of images, each a decade apart, is striking.