Wires In The Sky, NYC

Images

 
Awareness of the outside world. CAM The Covid Art Museum
~~~
I miss travel.

Doyer Street at Chatham Square
Manhattan
Taken in 2019
~~~
I found this fascinating.

Houston & Broadway, if memory serves.
Manhattan
Taken in 2019

Atlas Obscura: The Wire That Transforms Much of Manhattan Into One Big, Symbolic Home, The eruv, a nearly invisible holy boundary, must be intact every Friday, by Inscoe, 2017

“In 2011 a wire broke near the United Nations building, which caused a problem when repair crews couldn’t get past security to fix it.” Mental Floss: There’s a Wire Above Manhattan That You’ve Probably Never Noticed, by Serafino, 2017

NPR: A Fishing Line Encircles Manhattan, Protecting Sanctity Of Sabbath, by Laborde, 2019. With audio.

Manhattan Eruv – The Jewish Center

Or not.

During my trip, I used a map that looked something like this. Screenshot from Mental Floss article above.

As I finished drafting this post, I checked the Jewish Center map. It appears to include all of lower Manhattan, dated before my trip. Who knows what I took pictures of on Houston. This would also explain why I couldn’t find it in another location from the first map. Still cool.

[NYC Archives]

Stay safe. Stay sane.
Katherine Walcott

Categories: Horses, Off Topic

2 replies »

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

<span>%d</span> bloggers like this: