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Karla Murray
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Williams Candy🍭 in Coney Island was founded in 1936.
They specialize in homemade candy apples and also sell cotton candy, pop corn, caramel corn and ice cream 🍦In the summer the store sells up to 4,000 #candy apples a week. This photo which appears in our book "Store Front:The Disappearing Face of New York" ...
They specialize in homemade candy apples and also sell cotton candy, pop corn, caramel corn and ice cream 🍦In the summer the store sells up to 4,000 #candy apples a week. This photo which appears in our book "Store Front:The...
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Rooftop Downtown NYC

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Candy Land in Borough Park, Brooklyn
Candy Land in Borough Park, Brooklyn was named after the popular board game, which debuted in 1949. There is no strategy involved in Candy Land and only simple directions need to be followed.The game requires no reading and only minimal counting skills maki...
Candy Land in Borough Park, Brooklyn was named after the popular board game, which debuted in 1949. There is no strategy involved in Candy Land and only simple directions need to be followed.The game requires no reading and o...
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Graflex 1949 Pacemaker Speed Graphic 4x5" camera.
The Pacemaker Speed Graphic was manufactured from 1947-1970 and features a coated lens, a focal plane shutter and a Kalart rangefinder mounted on the side. Most Pacemakers including ours, have the Graflok back, where the focusing panel is both spring loaded...
The Pacemaker Speed Graphic was manufactured from 1947-1970 and features a coated lens, a focal plane shutter and a Kalart rangefinder mounted on the side. Most Pacemakers including ours, have the Graflok back, where the focu...
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Casa Oliveira has been operating as a liquor store in Greenwich Village since 1934 after Prohibition ended.
The overhanging #neonsign was installed in 1935 but the #neon on the facade was installed in 1950 when the store was renamed Casa Oliveira after the owner Fred Oliveira purchased the business. It was originally called A. Rossano Wines & Liquors. The present...
The overhanging #neonsign was installed in 1935 but the #neon on the facade was installed in 1950 when the store was renamed Casa Oliveira after the owner Fred Oliveira purchased the business. It was originally called A. Ross...
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When photographers James and Karla Murray began working on their book, "Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York," they were simply attempting to show photos of the last family-owned businesses remaining in New York City. However, they quickly...
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Morgenstern's Finest Ice Cream in the Lower East Side.
This #icecream 🍦🍨shop with its unique selection of flavors was founded by Nicholas Morgenstern and is also unusual because the ice creams are all egg-free. Popular flavors include a black-colored Coconut Ash ice cream that takes its distinctive hue from c...
This #icecream 🍦🍨shop with its unique selection of flavors was founded by Nicholas Morgenstern and is also unusual because the ice creams are all egg-free. Popular flavors include a black-colored Coconut Ash ice cream that ...
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Abandoned Power Plant, NY

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Under the LES, NYC

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La Parisienne Restaurant, NYC
La Parisienne is a second-generation family owned business that opened in 1950. The owner told us that his father founded the ‪#‎restaurant‬ "after having worked in the same location when it was just a small ‪#‎Greek‬ coffee shop. He renamed it La Parisienn...
La Parisienne is a second-generation family owned business that opened in 1950. The owner told us that his father founded the ‪#‎restaurant‬ "after having worked in the same location when it was just a small ‪#‎Greek‬ coffee ...
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In honor of ‪#‎NationalFrenchFryDay‬ 🍟 yesterday we are posting Pommes Frites located on MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village.
Pommes Frites recently opened this location after being located on Second Avenue in the East Village for many years but forced out of business when the building they were located in was destroyed by the gas explosion and fire in March, 2015. We are happy th...
Pommes Frites recently opened this location after being located on Second Avenue in the East Village for many years but forced out of business when the building they were located in was destroyed by the gas explosion and fire...
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James and Karla Murray are New York based professional photographers and authors. Their critically acclaimed books New York Nights andStore Front: The Disappearing Face of New Yorkas well as their graffiti publication Broken Windows have set the standard for urban documentation. New York Nights was the winner of the prestigious New York Society Library's 2012 New York City Book Award. James and Karla Murray’s work has been exhibited widely in major institutions and galleries, including solo exhibitions at the Brooklyn Historical Society, Clic Gallery in New York City, and Fotogalerie Im Blauen Haus in Munich, Germany and group shows at the New-York Historical Society. Their photographs are included in the permanent collections of major institutions, including the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, the New York Public Library, and NYU Langone Medical Center. Their photography has appeared in the New York TimesNew York PostDaily News, and The New Yorker.They are represented by Clic Gallery in New York City. James and Karla live in Manhattan with their dog Hudson.

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NEW YORK NIGHTS: Winner of the New York Society Library 2012 New York City Book Award
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