Posts Tagged ‘apartment palaces’

In which The Gay Recluse is blown away by grand, tessellated spaces. On Friday we went apartment hunting with a friend of ours who wants to move uptown. We didn’t have much time — we were with a realtor — but managed to snap a few shots of these foyers. (We’ll try to get some […]


In which The Gay Recluse documents the ruins of Washington Heights and self-referentially quotes an earlier post. Date of photo: April 6, 2008 Location: 161st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam This lion is understandably upset by his bad hair and tacky gold paint! (Still, he’s over 100 years old so it could definitely be worse.) […]