Union Station is by far one of the most beautiful train stations I’ve ever been to. From the outside it looks more like a church, surrounded by tall palm trees, but the true beauty is inside: the old waiting room with chandeliers, terracotta tiles and marble, leather seats and high windows. Union Station opened in … More Los Angeles. Union Station.
I recently read this article about the renaissance of Downtown LA in which the author states: “The first time I ever loved L.A. was Downtown”. The first time I ever loved LA was 2 years ago in Venice Beach (as documented here and here), but the second time it was Downtown. I had visited Downtown … More Los Angeles. I love Downtown.
“The shortest railway in the world” is located in the Bunker Hill neighborhood of Downtown Los Angeles and connects South Hill Street with South Grand Avenue. The funicular, which dates back to 1901, costs only 0.5$ for the short ride (only 300 feet) up and down the hill. The closest metro stations are Pershing Square … More Los Angeles. Bunker Hill. Angels Flight.
dekalb market was a market in downtown brooklyn made of old shipping containers. the containers hosted different kinds of shops as well as food vendors. from their website: “…Dekalb Market is a new community destination in Downtown Brooklyn. Dekalb Market, is housed in a collection of salvaged shipping containers, that bring together Brooklyn’s creative entrepreneurs in … More nyc. brooklyn. dekalb market.
“Nowhere else in Los Angeles today can you taste the richness of yesterday. The landmark Grand Central Market dates back to 1917, when well to do Angelenos rode the Angels Flight Railway for a penny down to the best open-air shopping in town. At the Market, they could find an entire world of treats for … More los angeles. downtown. grand central public market.
1. the ice skating rink at rockefeller center / 2. lincoln center / 3. tiles for america / 4. shake shack at madison square park / 5. graffiti at 5pointz / 6. harlem / 7. inside the metropolitan museum of art / 8. 9/11 memorial / 9. statue of liberty seen from battery park / … More last weeks phone & twitter pics.