Posts

Showing posts from August, 2007
Image
Click on image to enlarge calendar photo for August 2007.
Click on image to enlarge calendar dates for August 2007.
NEW YORK--DAY 3
A Tour of the "Hood"....
Image
Kiki is excited to hug someone.......
Oh, it's Grandma!
New Mexico ladies looking pretty comfy on a New York stoop.......
Image
The stoop is filling up......
A man in his element......
The stoop is just about filled up!
We're of to explore Clinton Hill!
Image
One of the Pratt family mansions on Clinton Ave
A rather spooky looking brownstone on the Avenue. Can you say "severe"?
Another of the old Pratt mansions
The guide book calls this house bucolic....
Image
Row houses that replaced old mansions that were no longer economically feasible.......
Eventually many of the row houses were replaced by modern apartment houses--more economically lucrative.

Image
A Protestant church in the neighborhood
Kiki's favorite house--it has a little cupola on the roof that is just barely visible in this photo
Interior of Queen of All Saints Catholic church.....
Image
This was, at one time, the cathedral church for the diocese of Brooklyn.

The Masonic Lodge next door
A commercial street starts to get busy on an early Sunday morning....
Image
A tiny little garden at the entry to a basement apartment....
In threes.....
Or twos.....
Image
Pretty window boxes......


Image
Oh, so this is Brooklyn.........................................


Image
Some nice detail on an iron fence....
Strolling down the tree-lined streets of Brooklyn.....
Kiki see's a lot of potential in this neglected neighboring house.....
Back to home......