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Inspiration, Strike me!

I love to stop and draw when I take walks in New York. I'm inspired by architectural details and monumental perspective, contrasts of space and light. Usually I wander aimlessly until I find an interesting spot to sit with my sketchbook, but that's a bit tougher when it's 20 degrees outside. I'm in the process of setting up weekly sketching adventures with a novice artist friend, and I feel there should be some planning involved. Help me compile a list of potentially inspiring places we can sit and sketch in the city without our fingers freezing off. [more inside]
posted by alight on Jan 27, 2013 - 8 answers

Seeking beautiful indoor reading spaces in NYC and Brooklyn

Seeking beautiful indoor reading spaces in NYC and Brooklyn. [more inside]
posted by greta simone on Apr 16, 2010 - 11 answers

NYC filter: How to visit the Chrysler building beyond the lobby?

To go beyond the lobby of the Chrysler building, one must have an appointment on one of the floors. Does anyone know of a doctor or another health practitioner in the Chrysler building? [more inside]
posted by beautiful on Jun 15, 2007 - 20 answers

NYC subway secrets

Most visually interesting parts of the New York City subway system? [more inside]
posted by UnnotciedTypo on Jun 13, 2007 - 20 answers

Where can I find a 3D scale model of Manhattan?

Where can I find a 3D scale model of Manhattan? [more inside]
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Oct 19, 2005 - 9 answers

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