Lost Splendor

Past and present by an archives student and new Bostonian. @freifraufitz

On the train back to Boston following a fantastic weekend back in New York after bouts of brunch, reunions, and the New York Antiquarian Book Fair!
Night Lights: Central Park from Fifth Avenue, New York City, December 2013.
Central Park from outside the Plaza:  New York, December, 2013.
Returning home after a long awaited and warm Edwardian picnic in Central Park after an afternoon of lounging and nibbling with fyodorpavlov and friends.
Back Toward Central Park: New York City, 1953 by Vivian Maier (via)
Bethesda: Bethesda Fountain Overpass, Central Park - March 2013
South of Dakota: Upper West Side of Manhattan through Central Park, March 2013.
Back to my last semester of undergrad. Lets do this thing.
Central Park: March 17th, 2013.
Strolling through Central Park this morning and watching the once unpaved sleet marked rock give way to skyscrapers.
Dakota Views: Central Park, March 17th, 2013
Alice: Central Park. December, 2012.
Just returned from a pleasant afternoon walk around the playtime domain of my six year old self.
From Central Park: New York City, February 1933 (via)
Central Park Zoo, c. 1905.  Click for Source.
65th and 5th Avenue, New York City. c.1901
Source: NYPL
I’ll have to go inspect these buildings, being as theyre in my neighborhood. Maybe take some pictures to contrast the turn-of-the-century-era ones to. If I do, I’ll be sure to post them.