Riviera and Smalls Doors

The Riviera, 1969-2017 is on W 4th Street and 6th Avenue. Sorry to see it closed.
Photographs taken in Greenwich Village, New York City.

Riviera 1969-2017, 225 W 4th Street and 6th Avenue, 4/20/2019

Smalls is a world famous jazz club.

Smalls Jazz Club 1993-, 183 W 10th Street, 4/20/2019

A Pretty shop done up for Spring

390 Bleecker Street, 4/20/2019

A gate leads into this lovely little triangular park, Father Demo Square.

Father Demo Square 1923-, 4/20/2019

For Norm’s Thursday Doors, April 25, 2019

Fort Gansevoort

In front of the door is a triangle in the road that marks the site of an old Native American “castle”, so called because there was a wall around it. The door is at 5 Ninth Avenue, NYC.

A little history: Fort Gansevoort early 19c. and before that Native Americans lived there.

For Norm’s Thursday Doors March 8, 2018

Fort Gansevoort, 5 9th Ave, NYC 3/3/2018
Fort Ganseevoort

Fort Gansevoort, 5 9th Ave, NYC 3/3/2018
5 Ninth Avenue 3/3/2018

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.

Riverside Doors

There are many lovely old buildings along Riverside Drive in Manhattan. Riverside Drive was designed by landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted as part of his concept for Riverside Park from 72nd to 125th Streets. This set is from 76-78th Street.

Created for Norm’s Thursday Doors May 4, 2017

42 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
42 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

42 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
42 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

44 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
44 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

45 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
45 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

46 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
46 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

46 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
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77-76 Street and Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
77-76 Street and Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017

52 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017
52 Riverside Drive, NYC 4/29/2017