Bleecker Street Series #56
Bleecker Street Tour begins here: <A HREF="http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=6907957" TARGET=_top>http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=6907957</A>
Bleecker Street Map is here: <A HREF="http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=7695350" TARGET=_top>http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=7695350</A>
Father Demo Square is named for a priest who worked at Our Lady of Pompeii Church [<A HREF="http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?pid=7726708" TARGET=_top>http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?pid=7726708</A> ] in the early years of the 20th century. To orient yourself, take a look at the map [ <A HREF="http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=7695350" TARGET=_top>http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?photo_id=7695350</A> ]. The square is really a triangle in the lower right corner at Sixth Avenue and Bleecker, and this photo was taken from in front of the Avignone Pharmacy [ <A HREF="http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?pid=7906564" TARGET=_top>http://www.fotolog.net/ronni/?pid=7906564</A> ] across the street.
They tell me the Square is going to be renovated and redesigned and it surely does need it. I would like to see a great deal more bushes and flowers and winding walkways would be nice. To do that, it would probably need to be fenced at night, but weve become accustomed to that in New York. Its too bad, but its what is.
It will be nice if the renovation rumor is true. The city has done a good job on other parks they have redesigned in recent years. But dont hold your breath. It can take a decade even more - for the City to go from idea to realization.
On July 04 2004 5 Views
Hillspan On 09/07/2004
Hey I see you figured out how to cancel the gold cam. Good for you. I am waiting for mine to expire, I cancelled the subscription last month. I am also waiting for the picture to load here ...
Go2mo On 08/07/2004
Hi Ronni, no I am not planning a NY visit any time soon. Or rather, I might be planning, but my wallet doesn`t agree. :-)
Zinetv On 07/07/2004
So you left out the hoards of resident pigeons panhandling bread and pizza crust from the passerbys. Fair warning. . . . they will know. They receive the internet through their claws when they perch on the telephone wires.
Go2mo On 07/07/2004
Nice scene though. I`d like to sit with you on a bench there, one day! :-)
Hamlet On 06/07/2004
hi ronni, yeah, i just deleted two images yesterday. i wondered how long they would linger...
Airmemories On 06/07/2004
That`s good news... but a decade? Wow, New Yorkers have to have a lot of patience! Fencing is really a necessary evil. Now I realize how lucky I am to be able to go to beautiful parks here without being "fenced in."
Suitablegirl On 05/07/2004
your blog AND flog are massively interesting. go you. :)
Ibanda On 05/07/2004
Glad to see you are back posting
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