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New York subway car. This is one of the past models, note the circular black fan from the day before air conditioned car. It use to be brutal, the only hope you had of feeling mildly cool during rush hour when the cars were pack like sardines was to stand right under the fan to catch the breeze.
The 1924 American Standard Building at 40 West 40th Street by Raymond Hood & André Fouilhoux. The building was built in 1923-1924 for the American Radiator Co., a heater manufacturing company. The 36-story building had one of the first set-back pyramidal silhouettes in the city, and another influenced by Saarinen’s entry on the Chicago Tribune competition.
SoHo, New York City | SoHo is a neighborhood in Lower Manhattan, New York City, notable for being the location of many artists' lofts and art galleries, and also, more recently, for the wide variety of stores and shops ranging from trendy boutiques to outlets of upscale national and international chain stores. |