Or Narrative Levels of NYC
Chelsea, Upper West Side, Upper East Side, Midtown, Greenwich Village, East Village, West Village, Lower East Side, Financial District, Harlem, Soho, Tribeca, Gramercy…
I never wondered what was after the Upper East and West sides. Central Park north is probably the limit of Manhattan as far as I’m concerned. After that… I really don’t know.
“This is the M5” the driver states as I get in the bus. It seems like she expects me to get right back off. Looking at the other passengers in the bus it’s easy to understand why she probably expects a different kind of person. It’s a Saturday night. Most people seem to be over 40. Going home? Coming back? I wonder if they feel as confused as me about where is home. (continue reading…)
The title of this class makes a lot of sense and it also keeps me wondering what’s next. I’ve really enjoyed the speakers every tuesday and wish I’d actually taken the time to write about them here. I took some notes but they never got translated into anything that made sense. Just ideas I’d like to think more about…
What I wonder now that I’ve been up there and “responded” to a speaker is how much we are getting and what’s really what’s coming out of the presentations… In absolute terms I mean. Am I making sense?