Tag: new york

New York High Line

New York City’s Changing Skyline

New York’s famous skyline is changing as a new breed of skyscrapers springs up across Manhattan. I discovered towering luxury apartments designed for the super-rich are booming when I visited the city last month. ‘Super high rise’ properties selling for more than £64 million are common. This is New York for […]

Upper West Side New York

New York’s Upper West Side Story

New York is constantly full of surprises. Wandering its streets, I was surprised to find a weird, old building suffocated by soaring skyscrapers and modern tower blocks. The tenement at 33 West 63rd on the Upper West Side stands out like a sore thumb. It’s a low-rise block surrounded by towering concrete giants and the rush of […]

Figure 8 mural in LA

Portland – Elliott Smith’s music city

Portland in Oregon is a city that always makes me think of my favourite American singer songwriter, Elliott Smith, who spent his formative years there after moving from Texas as a teenager. It’s strange how the atmosphere of the city soaks into Smith’s music. The new documentary film, ‘Heaven Adores […]

Oxo Tower

London’s Growing Skyline

London is getting taller. The city’s skyline is changing as an explosion of skyscrapers grows upwards across the capital. I’ve noticed a dramatic change during my recent visits to London. And these skyscrapers are becoming big tourism attractions in their own right. The Shard, London’s tallest tower, attracted 1 million visitors over […]

Tremendous Times

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Tim Dreese's Travel Log & Design Journal

Casual observations & photo gallery of people, places, innovation and creativity discovered on the road . . . somewhere in the universe

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We explore the science, technology and art of the still and moving image, and its impact on our lives.

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The Curse of Verse

Language, spin & the state we're in... apolitical verse and the odd song from Martin Craig

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