Citicorp Metaphor (Object Reminders)

The Citicorp building in Queens (as seen from northern Brooklyn)

Towering over a landscape of cemeteries, billboards, and scrap yards

Behold the shadow it casts on the flatness all around it


Trinity Cemetery: Monument to Modesty

“To ensure uniformity and humility so that there would be no difference between rich and poor, a rule was passed that all markers would have to be made of wood or hollow metal.” (From cemetery history, Gowanus Lounge blog.)

Click for Google map of Trinity and surroundings.

Tracks along the edge of the cemetery (see earlier post, “Lutheran Cemetery”)

Vegetation, wrecked cars in the space between Trinity and neighboring Cemetery of the Evergreens. (Click for Google 360-degree view of peripheral street.)

Exit, Trinity Cemetery