Sunday, July 29, 2007

Don't Forget


Fifth Avenue at 44th Street
Seth Thomas Clock Company
1880s
Landmark


















The Sherry-Netherland Hotel
E. Howard Clock Company
1880s
Landmark











The last of the remaining sidewalk clocks. Hard to imagine in this digital age a time when these magnificent 15 feet structures -- and the hundreds like them -- were the main source of timekeeping for the city's population.