Eternal rivals in the battle for the hearts of the East Coast residents, two industrial giants, both covered with skyscrapers. So identical in their visual outlook but so different in their nature.
I have already written about Chinatow, but we need to focus on a couple of specific areas.
In the west street performers sometimes have more talent than the graduates of special educational institutions. Not all of course but many. It can be felt immediately when stopping near the small crowds of people on the sidewalk. Here the artist can’t hide behind the brightening costumes and flamboyant makeup. There are only a couple of meters between the viewer and the performer and the crowd will feel any falsity.
Finally reaching Brooklyn in more than an hour from Harlem we finally got the possibility to start another little journey through the stone maze.