The magic of a New York city roof garden

This 1904 painting, “Roof Garden,” is more than 100 years old, but it captures a magical part of a New York City summer in the 21st century: enjoying the nighttime breeze at a rooftop bar or restaurant. 

Roofgardenpainting

It’s part of the Museum of the City of New York’s “Painting the Town” collection and is the work of French-born painter Charles Constantin Joseph Hoffbauer.

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2 Responses to “The magic of a New York city roof garden”

  1. Tom Brady Says:

    i lover your site. i try to check in at least every week or so. great stuff all the time. it’s one of new york’s hidden treasures as well, in the digital realm.
    tom

  2. wildnewyork Says:

    Thanks TB!

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