The subways in New York sometimes run above ground.
Yesterday I mentioned that subways below ground are devoid of color, while above ground, the full visible spectrum dominates. I’m not certain whether my photo below is the exception to this rule or if all of Brooklyn is black and white.
The underground world of New York City’s subways is black and white. Even though my sample size is small (based on my photographs of the past two days: Underground at Union Square, The Other Side), I am sure this is a fact. However, entryways to this twilight world can be very colorful indeed.
I loved the intricate tilework built-in to many of New York City’s subway stations. Occasionally there are tile failures, as illustrated in today’s entry of my Subway Series. Some failures could be avoided. In this case, I would fault the decision to build a wall that blocks the view of the platform on the other side of […]