Before the advent of architectural modernism’s sleeker, less ornamental styles, architects commonly adorned the tops of buildings with human statues, particularly on municipal buildings. Here are a few statues that remain and, as expected with any art form, some modern twists on an old tradition.
These are the most outstanding trees at Inwood Hill Park, an old growth forest on the northernmost tip of Manhattan.
The Bayport Aerodrome is an active airport for small private planes, just five miles from MacArthur Airport on Long Island.
Over the years, longtime Washington Heights resident and grassroots historian Barry S. amassed hundreds of vintage photos of his neighborhood