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The Honorable John Watts 1749-1836

The Honorable John Watts 1749-1836 Politician and jurist Watts was a member of the Third United States Congress (1793-1795). He later served as a judge in Westchester County and co-founded the...

The Honorable John Watts 1749-1836 Politician and jurist Watts was a member of the Third United States Congress (1793-1795). He later served as a judge in Westchester County and co-founded...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • trinity church
  • john watts
  • 1749
  • 1836
  • 1793
  • 1795

Laura Owens, "I🍕NY"

LAURA OWENS (b. 1970, Euclid, OH) I 🍕 NY 2020 Handmade glazed ceramic tiles and grout Commissioned by LaGuardia Gateway Partners for Terminal B in partnership with Public Art Fund.   More...

LAURA OWENS (b. 1970, Euclid, OH) I 🍕 NY 2020 Handmade glazed ceramic tiles and grout Commissioned by LaGuardia Gateway Partners for Terminal B in partnership with Public Art Fund.   More...

  • new york
  • queens
  • laguardia airport
  • airport
  • art
  • mosaic
  • laura owens
  • 1970
  • 2020

Library Walk: Gu Cheng, "Forever Parted: Graveyard"

NOW, ON MY HEART'S PAGE THERE IS NO GRID TO GUIDE MY HAND, NO CHARACTER TO TRACE, ONLY THE MOISTURE, THE INK BLUE DEW THAT HAS DRIPPED FROM THE LEAVES. TO SPREAD IT I CAN'T USE A PEN, I CAN'T USE...

NOW, ON MY HEART'S PAGE THERE IS NO GRID TO GUIDE MY HAND, NO CHARACTER TO TRACE, ONLY THE MOISTURE, THE INK BLUE DEW THAT HAS DRIPPED FROM THE LEAVES. TO SPREAD IT I CAN'T USE A PEN, I CAN'T USE...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • bryant park
  • library walk
  • nypl
  • gu cheng
  • library
  • 1956

Library Walk: Marianne Moore, "The Mind is an Enchanting Thing"

THE MIND IS AN ENCHANTING THING is an enchanted thing- like the glaze on a katydid-wing subdivided by sun till the nettings are legion. Marianne Moore (1887-1972), "THE MIND IS AN ENCHANTING...

THE MIND IS AN ENCHANTING THING is an enchanted thing- like the glaze on a katydid-wing subdivided by sun till the nettings are legion. Marianne Moore (1887-1972), "THE MIND IS AN...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • marianne moore
  • 1887
  • 1972

Enid's est. 1999

Enid's est. 1999 (outside Bar Bruno)Submitted by @lampbane

Enid's est. 1999 (outside Bar Bruno)Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • brooklyn
  • greenpoint
  • 1999

Library Walk: Willa Cather, 'O Pioneers!'

...there are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before... ...there are only two or three human stories, and they go on...

...there are only two or three human stories, and they go on repeating themselves as fiercely as if they had never happened before... ...there are only two or three human stories, and they go...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • library
  • nypl
  • willa cather
  • 1873
  • 1947

Library Walk: Dylan Thomas, "In My Craft or Sullen Art"

Not for the proud man apart From the raging moon I write On these spindrift pages Nor for the towering dead With their nightingales and psalms But for the lovers, their arms Round the griefs of...

Not for the proud man apart From the raging moon I write On these spindrift pages Nor for the towering dead With their nightingales and psalms But for the lovers, their arms Round the griefs...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • library
  • dylan thomas
  • poetry
  • 1914
  • 1953

Library Walk: Albert Camus, 'The Plague'

Dr.Rieux resolved to compile this chronicle, so that he should not be one of those who hold their peace but should bear witness in favor of those plague-stricken people; so that some memorial of...

Dr.Rieux resolved to compile this chronicle, so that he should not be one of those who hold their peace but should bear witness in favor of those plague-stricken people; so that some memorial...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • library
  • albert camus
  • 1913
  • 1960

Library Walk: Muriel Rukeyser, "The Speed of Darkness"

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms. Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980). "The Speed of Darkness"Submitted by @lampbane

The universe is made of stories, not of atoms. Muriel Rukeyser (1913-1980). "The Speed of Darkness"Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • muriel rukeyser
  • 1913
  • 1980

Library Walk: William Carlos Williams, "Poem"

The rose fades and is renewed again by its seed, naturally but where save in the poem shall it go to suffer no diminution of its splendor -William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), "Poem"Submitted by @lampbane

The rose fades and is renewed again by its seed, naturally but where save in the poem shall it go to suffer no diminution of its splendor -William Carlos Williams (1883-1963), "Poem"Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • midtown manhattan
  • midtown
  • library walk
  • william carl...
  • 1883
  • 1963