Sunday, November 16, 2014

Deceptive East Village

Oftentimes, the East Village is not as it appears to be. I discovered this for myself on East 7th Street, near Avenue C.

What do you see here? A red-brick wall, right?

A red-brick wall?

Wrong! Upon closer inspection, you will see that this is a yellow-brick wall covered with a red-brick veneer:

The veneer is cracking.

It's a metaphor for the East Village itself — I'll let you figure out how!

#eastvillage #avenuec #7thstreet

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