Tag: sketch

  • Phantasm 2

    On July 10,  I was visited by a series of phantasms. It was like Dickens A Christmas Carol except it was hot as balls and the child labor was outsourced to China. Everybody thinks Phantasm #1 is the one to watch out for but he’s really a pussycat. He’s into fashion and posing and he’s […]

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  • Phantasm 1

    On July 10, I was visited by a series of phantasms. It was like Dickens A Christmas Carol except it was hot as balls and the child labor was outsourced to China. Phantasm #1 was born in 1992. In 2017 he celebrated his zero birthday because he was born fully grown and he’s not growing […]

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  • CitySketch: Stern

    The Stern Brothers – Isaac, Louis, and Benjamin – were sons of German Jewish immigrants who started selling dry goods from their store in Buffalo in 1867. Twelve years later they hired Henry Fernbach, a fellow Jewish immigrant from Germany, to design their flagship store at 32 West 23rd Street in Manhattan. Ladies from all […]

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  • CitySketch: NYS Supreme Court, Appellate Division

      On the corner of Madison Avenue and 25th Street stands the New York State Supreme Court building, Appellate Division. Established in 1894 by the New York State Constitution, the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court, First Judicial Department holds jurisdiction over Manhattan and the Bronx. 3,000 appeals are heard there every year, which is […]

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  • CitySketch: Gilsey House

    The Gilsey House is something special. It looms over the corner of Broadway and 29th Street like some kind of phantom from another era. From their website:  The hotel was luxurious – the rooms featured rosewood and walnut finishing, marble fireplace mantles, bronze chandeliers and tapestries  – and offered services to its guests such as […]

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