Thursday, June 17, 2010

Charles Street

From blogger TM: This is actually Charles Lane, not Charles St. This path is a remnant of the Newgate Prison which stood here and south to Christopher St in the 1700s. The lane was repaved with stones from the prison after it was taken down, making them some of the oldest cobblestones in the city.

21 comments:

Erica said...

Breathtaking. Magic Hour is a beautiful thing. Good job.

frankdejol said...

Interesting point of view.
I thought that in New York no longer has cobbled streets ;-)

Laurie said...

Those bricks always make me think of Henry James or Edith Wharton. What a gorgeous capture!

Laurie said...

And hey, look who is grabbing a bit of Cali-worthy light!

Lily Hydrangea said...

I love cobble stones.

BANJO52 said...

Fantastic--perspective (wide angle?), light, texture, interplay of warm and cool.

-K- said...

If you're like me, this is sunset and not sunrise.

Biana said...

Nice perspective. Love the effect of the moving cars in the back. nice details in the road too.

TM said...

This is actually Charles Lane, not Charles St. This path is a remnant of the Newgate Prison which stood here and south to Christopher St in the 1700s. The lane was repaved with stones from the prison after it was taken down, making them some of the oldest cobblestones in the city.

Birdman said...

Amazing image. The foreground just steals the show. Cool!

EV Grieve said...

Was unaware of this... another little piece of beauty in the city...

altadenahiker said...

Nice!

Paco Sales said...

Tienes un blog con muy buenas fotos, esta en particular, tiene unas luces y una profundidad muy buena, seguire visitando tu trabajo, un saludo

Carla said...

Beautiful light, looks like my street in Paris. Lovely pic. Carla

Oakland Daily Photo said...

Hard to believe there are still remnants this old in NYC. Thanks to both you and TM.

RuneE said...

Is this NYC? From the text and photo I would have guessed London. However - the way you have caught the sun was impressing.

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