Author Topic: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009  (Read 7706 times)

Offline Aloysius J. Gleek

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New York

More Snow!

A short
Central Park Meander;
Fifth Avenue and 66th Street
to the Arsenal at 64th.

Tuesday,
February 3, 2009
4:55 - 5:25 PM

32 F degrees

17 images




1    Fifth Avenue at 66th Street (looking South)




2    Fifth Avenue at 66th Street (looking North)




3    The Central Park 'Summerhouse' (seen between the trees)




4    The 107th Infantry Memorial (WW I) by Karl Illava, 1927, at Fifth Avenue and 67th Street - the sculptor
      himself was a sergeant with the 107th; he called it "the doughboys chasing each other out of Central Park."





5    Fifth Avenue Entry between 66th and 67th Streets (looking West), and---




6    ---Lights On! at 5:00 o'clock




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9   The Central Park 'Dene' (Valley)




10   The 'Dene' (turning South)




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14    The Delacorte Clock (the 'Dancing Bear' by Frederick George Richard Roth, 1937, at right)




15    The Delacorte Clock
         (animated bronze carousel animals holding musical instruments
          by Andrea Spadini, 1965)





16    The Arsenal (hidden) looking East to Fifth Avenue




17    The Arsenal (hidden) looking East to Fifth Avenue (detail)
"Tu doives entendre je t'aime."
(and you know who I am...)


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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 06:56:12 am »
Beautiful, Beautiful photos of the snow and Central Park.  I feel liked Ive had an up close and personal tour! Thanks so much for posting.   :-*

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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2009, 05:17:06 pm »
New York plus snow plus John equals sheer poetry!  8)
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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2009, 06:12:21 pm »
I've always thought NYC is quite magical, but these photos makes it seem doubly so. Beautiful snowy impressions with a quiet blue mood all of their own. I almost expect to see Michelle Pfeiffer and Daniel Day-Lewis in period costume walking by, lost in mutual reverie.

Thank you for posting these. :)

(And incidentally, my hometown has also had snow today and looks about the same right now, - everything covered in pristine white. But we haven't got anything to match Central Park, of course)

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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2009, 06:30:40 pm »
these are so great!  Eerily, however, the views from central park look SOOOO familiar.  And I don't know why.  I was last in that area about 28 years ago and I am sure I don't remember from THEN! 
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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #5 on: February 04, 2009, 06:36:02 pm »
Beautiful photos, John. I love the little splashes of color amid the blacks, whites and grays. The lamp, the umbrella ...


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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #6 on: February 04, 2009, 06:52:54 pm »
Great shots! I've walked that stretch of CP a few times when in NYC. Not in winter though! Sure is beautiful.

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Re: iPHOTOS: More Snow! Fifth Avenue and Central Park, February 3, 2009
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2009, 01:19:07 am »
New York plus snow plus John equals sheer poetry!  8)

What the eloquent Merly said.  These are amazing.  And amazing that these views haven't changed in 45 years.