Tag Archives: New York City

Vest-Pocket Nursery

This was not what I expected to find, walking down the street in Lower Manhattan on the way to a photo shoot on a weekday morning: an open-air plant nursery wedged into a narrow lot between two buildings. Most people … Continue reading

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Fifth Avenue Vest Pocket Gardens

Yesterday, late afternoon. A walk down Fifth Avenue between a museum visit on 84th Street and a design lecture on 64th Street. Twenty blocks of glorious little gardens. A tiny plot around a street tree. Strips no wider than 9 … Continue reading

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On the High Line

The Empire State Building was the star of the show Sunday morning on the High Line. Although most visitors seemed much more interested in the new architecture (“You can look right into their bedroom!”) than the plants, the plants in … Continue reading

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Manhattan Transfer

Early autumn. New York City at its best. Cooler, crisp air. In between the crowds of shoppers, business people, tourists: parks, rooftop gardens, vest-pocket gardens. View from the roof of The New Museum, 235 Broadway between Rivington and Stanton Streets

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