Tag Archives: Brooklyn

Where’s Weegee?!

Here at ICP we’re full-on in preparation for our upcoming Weegee exhibition. As part of that preparation, we’ve been working hard to identify the precise location where several of Weegee’s photographs were taken. For a few of these, though, we … Continue reading

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Changing Brooklyn

Berenice Abbott, Warehouse (Yuban), Water and Dock Streets, Brooklyn, New York, May 22, 1936 Located in the part of Brooklyn that is now called DUMBO, the Empire Stores warehouse once housed the Yuban Coffee Company, importers of coffee from South … Continue reading

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Lit Up Like Luna Park

Weegee, Here is How Luna Park Looks Today, 1944 Weegee, Here is How Luna Park Looks Today (verso), 1944 Weegee, Luna Park Fire, Wrecked Fox Photo Studio, 1944 Luna Park had been in operation for forty years when it was destroyed by a fire … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Brooklyn Bridge!

Brett Weston, Brooklyn Bridge and Manhattan Bridge, New York, ca. 1945 On this day in 1883, John Robeling’s beautiful Brooklyn Bridge officially opened, connecting Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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International Nurses Day

Roman Vishniac, Beth Israel Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, early 1940s Roman Vishniac, Beth Israel Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, early 1940s Roman Vishniac, Beth Israel Hospital, Brooklyn, New York, early 1940s Nursing is an art:  and if it is to be … Continue reading

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O harp and altar, of the fury fused

Unidentified Photographer, [Cartoon of Unidentified Man Jumping Off the Brooklyn Bridge], ca. 1883 Rudy Burckhardt, Brooklyn Bridge, 1954 Brett Weston, Fulton Street and Brooklyn Bridge, New York, ca. 1945 In just a few weeks I will  mark my tenth year … Continue reading

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“A Scandal Grows in Brooklyn”

Weegee, Henry Rosen (left) and Harvey Stemmer were arrested for bribing basketball players, July 25, 1945 TIME Magazine, February 12, 1945, “A Scandal Grows In Brooklyn”: “Three New York detectives were watching the home of one Harry (“The Mustache”) Rosen, … Continue reading

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