Friday, June 27, 2014

Looking up . . .

at the corner of 3rd Avenue and 53rd Street.
The building on the left is Philip Johnson's
so-called Lipstick Building.  Its most
infamous tenant was probably Bernie Madoff,
whose Ponzi scheme cost so many so much
($65 billion!) and landed him in stir until 2159.

[Linking back to Skywatch Friday and Weekend Reflections.]


  1. Excellent composition. I like the dramatic feeling of the shot.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

    Alex's World! -

  2. wow the sky looks dramatic. Wonderful capture.

    Twinkle Eyed Traveller

  3. The sky scrappers and sky are very dramatic with fabulous reflections. Have a great weekend.

  4. What a fabulous photo. I love your header.

  5. What a view you have captured! Depth and relections, colors and contrasts...

  6. I love the shot! Now I have an old song stuck in my head. "53rd & 3rd" by The Ramones. Written before the Lipstick Building was there. Man, I used to LOVE that song. :-)

  7. Nice shot. I know the area well. There was a great little bookstore on 53rd between 1st and 2nd, called Quest Books.. wonder if it's still there.

  8. Stunning image, the urban skyline against the blue is fabulous



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