Posts Tagged ‘building art’

New Yorkers looking down on you

October 17, 2008

As you walk along the street, that is. Carved into tenement apartment buildings put up around the turn of the last century, these two have been keeping an eye on things for the last 100 years.

This girl watches over a tenement in the East Village:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A warning from a dude with a pained expression and a terrific mustache stuck on a Bushwick brownstone opposite Maria Hernandez Park:

Who watches over you in Chelsea?

August 6, 2008

These two do:

And so does this guy, with the wonderfully cool helmet:

And this mystery woman, looking all goddess-like: