Extreme Makeover: New York City, 2050

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I heard about an interesting web project today: “Earth 2050,” which features detailed predictions by experts and futurologists for the years 2030, 2040, and 2050. It was developed by Kasperksy Lab, the global cybersecurity corporation, and allows people to create an account and add their own predictions and futuristic ideas. I’ve just barely scratched the […]

Industrial Abstraction via aerial views of Lawrence Point, Queens

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While looking for a good street view of the Steinway piano factory for my last post, I found myself taking a virtual tour of my old neighborhood in Astoria, Queens, including a peek around the Con Edison plant which takes up the northwest corner at Lawrence Point. As I was looking for different vantage points, […]

Mysterious giraffe pattern buildings in Newark

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Does anyone know anything about the mysterious giraffe-like pattern painted on the exterior of these two buildings in Newark? The top building is a Baptist church located at 606 Bergen Street, and the bottom building is (at the time of this picture) an empty commercial space at 63 Bruen Street. They’re about 2 miles apart […]