More Morning Walk Photos

The communications tower atop the new One World Trade Center is taking shape, as it approaches its maximum height of 1,776 feet. Note the copper-patina bluish green spire of 40 Wall Street directly in front of it. This was taken from Pier 5, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Duck paddling in the water next to Pier 5.

Seagull doing same.

workers putting guardrails on the pedestrian bridge connecting Squibb Park to Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Two New York City icons: the Statue of Liberty and the Staten Island ferry, seen from near the south end of Pier 1, Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Below Fulton Ferry Pier, the East River obeys Walt Whitman’s words from Crossing Brooklyn Ferry.

Skyscrapers weren’t the tall masts Whitman saw, but I think if he saw them he’d consider them a logical extension of his expansive vision.

The tug HMS Liberty heading downstream after passing under the Manhattan Bridge; taken from the Main Street (DUMBO) section of Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Alice Oldendorff, a regular visitor to the Brooklyn Navy Yard, is back.

Looking south by west across the Main Street section of Brooklyn Bridge Park, toward Jane’s Carousel, the Brooklyn Bridge, and lower Manhattan.

Another view of work on the Squibb Park pedestrian bridge, seen from Columbia Heights.

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  • margs

    thanks for the pictures. We all need to be reminded of the wonders that surround us

  • Wiley E.

    Beautiful pictures, Claude. You are an artist with a lens.