Posts Tagged ‘Manhattan’

450 Square Foot Origami Apartment

Saturday, February 18th, 2012

In 2005, third-grade-teacher Eric Schneider bought as big as an apartment as he could afford in Manhattan. He paid $235,000 for a 450-square-foot studio with a tiny kitchen.

Then he let architects Michael Chen and Kari Anderson of Normal Projects design a way to pack more density into his small space. Found at YouTube from kirstendirksen.

Time-Lapse: Manhattan In Motion

Sunday, July 17th, 2011

A breathtaking time-lapse video of Manhattan set to the song Lights Dim by a New York City-based group called The American Dollar. Found at YouTube from mindrelic.

City Limits Time-Lapse

Thursday, June 9th, 2011

A time-lapse video featuring Montreal and Quebec City, Quebec, and Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Manhattan, New York, and Chicago, Illinois. Found at Vimeo from Dominic vi Julio Ojeda-Zapata.

Manhattan Pinball

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Dawn in Manhattan reimagined as a pinball machine. Found at YouTube from Lizzie Oxby.

A Salvation Army Of Handbells

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009

A 13-member handbell choir provided some unexpected accompaniment for a Salvation Army bell ringer on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan. Found at YouTube from ImprovEverywhere via Improv Everywhere.

Bomb Explodes At New York City Starbucks

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

An explosion early Monday morning on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, possibly caused by a small bomb made from fireworks, destroyed a sidewalk bench and shattered windows in a Starbucks coffee shop. Found at YouTube.