Jefferson Market Library

The charming Jefferson Market Library has lots of interesting history. For example, Stamford White’s murderer, Harry K. Thaw, was arraigned there.
http://westviewnews.org/2014/12/the-jefferson-market-librarys-fascinating-history/
Follow the links for the details.

The Victorian Gothic style building was designed by architects Frederick Clark Withers and Calvert Vaux (who also helped design Central Park). It was erected (along with an adjacent prison and market) during the years 1875 to 1877.
https://www.nypl.org/about/locations/jefferson-market

For Norm’s Thursday Doors on February 22, 2018

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Doorway
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More like a church than a court house
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Lovely place to sit and read
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Spiral stairs and door to the cellar
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Spiral stairs and stained glass window
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Jefferson Market Garden with the library in the rear
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The back of the Jefferson Market Library

Shot with Samsung Galaxy 8+, edited in Lightroom and OnOne.

Alabama and Church

Built in 1903, The Alabama at 15 E 11 Street in NYC consists of 9 floors, made up of 112 apartments.

Alabama, 15 E 11 Street 1/22/2018
Alabama, 15 E 11 Street 1/22/2018

First Presbeterian Church, 1845 on 5th Avenue between and 11th and 12th Streets.

First Presbeterian, NYC 1/22/2018
First Presbeterian, NYC 1/22/2018
First Presbeterian, NYC 1/22/2018
First Presbeterian, NYC 1/22/2018

For Norm’s Thursday Doors 1/25/2018