DUMBO (Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass) is a rising star neighborhood along the high tech trail that runs from Brooklyn through Manhattan to Queens. Tech companies and up and coming artists give the area it's distinctive character.
Deborah has published and offered for sale dozens of pictures of New York, but few have the accidental formality of Canal Street Station (NYC). The formal framing of the subway entrance for the uptown 6 train gives it a false realism. Like Edward Hopper's best, the picture is vibrant with surrealistic undertones.
New York was one of the first settled places in America and, according to the 1820 census, the first U. S. city to pass 100,000 in population, almost all of them living in the narrow streets and alleys south of what is now Canal Street.
David Stone's insight:
How water made New York into America's greatest City, but not like you think. It wasn't salt water. It was fresh water from upstate that fertilized New York.