Schermerhorn Row

Schermerhorn Row/Michele Bedigian

More than 200 years ago, merchant Peter Schermerhorn commissioned a series of 14 brick warehouses to be built along Fulton Street near the East River to serve Manhattan’s growing South Street Seaport, an area so busy that it has been described as New York City’s “first world trade center.” Within a few decades, the needs of the area changed […]

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Cigar Roller

In honor of President Obama’s visit to Cuba, thought I would post this drawing of a cigar roller in Havana that I made last June. The process is still done by hand, and the cigars are, of course, legendary. I will be posting more drawings from that trip on my blog in the next few […]

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Old school

This is a drawing I made of an “old school” occupation. Old presses are really quite beautiful. And so are the people who are interested in preserving their history. –Despina PS- switched places wth Michele this week. Look for her post on Sunday!

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