Rooftop View

NYC view

A rooftop view on a snowy day in NYC.

It has been a very snowy, slushy, messy day on the streets of NYC.  It's the type of day you wished you didn't have to be anywhere, so that you could day dream and watch the large snow flakes fall from inside your warm home.   Unfortunately, today was not one of those "stay at home" type of days. 

Commuting and sloshing around the streets and subway could not be avoided.

However, I had the opportunity to witness this distant, snowy view of the WTC from the rooftop area of my new office space.  I love experiencing views of the city.  I appreciate the views even more under various weather conditions and/or at different times of the day.  Elements like bright sun, grey clouds, lighting, snow and more add a different feel and mood to the scene. 

I hope this photo captured the serene mood of the afternoon.

 

Lights Out

NYC Lights Out

A photograph taken from the rooftop of my building on 14th Street in NYC after the lights went out during hurricane Sandy. 

It was a very eerie feeling after the storm. 

The streets were empty and silent.   Only emergency vehicles with flashing lights patrolled up and down the street through the dark night.