I decided not to go into the studio today, but I managed to make it to a couple of critical New York locations. It is interesting to see how different the various areas of the city look and feel. One needs only walk for a few blocks to get the sense of a completely different country (though all of the people speaking in various languages helps to suspend disbelief). I’ll illustrate. Here is the setting as seen from Brooklyn.
Here is what most people (not incorrectly) think New York City is like:
But this is also New York City:
These are, of course, two of the most recognizable and famously distinct places in the city. But TriBeCa really does feel different from SoHo or the Financial District, though they are all within walking distance of each other. Truly a unique city.