Posts Tagged ‘angel sculptures’

The angel goddess on a Fifth Avenue building

January 8, 2012

This lovely winged creature and her identical twin decorate the facade of a Beaux-Arts building off of Fifth Avenue in the 30s.

Angels with dirty faces on Madison Street

June 11, 2009

These little cherubs have been stationed outside this tenement in Lower Manhattan for probably a century at least. They’re a very sweet sight on an otherwise rundown city block.

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No wonder they’re covered in grime: the building they’re carved into is just feet away from elevated subway tracks.