Monday, July 30, 2007

Manufactured Time


1513 First Avenue
at 79th Street











Notice the acorn on the casing? No oak tree will be growing from this bank's clock.








Manufacturers Hanover Trust
40 East 42nd Street at Madison Avenue









Perfectly utilitarian, which is more than we can say for Manufacturers Hanover Trust these days.



Manufacturers Hanover Trust
10th Avenue between 56th and 57th Street








This mantle clock always reminded me of the Seth Thomas clock my mother inherited from an uncle. Hers didn't have the barbed wire pigeon-detractor, but it didn't work either.