I should have known that the line to get into the Guggenheim yesterday would wrap around the block. Thus we just returned the pupette to her apartment with her Christmas loot in time for her to cook a post-Christmas dinner for friends (I think Julia and Julie inspired her), and we banged around town a little. Lousy photographer.
I do love NYC for its vitality. I think this is the Ukrainian mission to the UN on the right:
The walk-up in Yorkville on 85th where Mrs. BD first lived when she moved to NYC. I hiked up those stairs many times to the fifth floor. It was worth the effort.
Very convenient to the dry-cleaners -
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Trump's gigantic brand new Trump Plaza luxury development on the site of the old train yards on the West Side is marching south -
The magnificent Beresford, across from the Museum of Natural History on Central Park West.
Riverside Drive and 86th. Those old buildings behnd the lamppost would look at home in Barcelona.
The Barbour store on Madison -
W. 79th. I once lived around there.
A very pleasant East Side home -