It feels like it has been months since I have been on the Hudson north of 125th Street so I decided to rectify that today. My initial plan was to head up to Inwood and Inwood Hill Park but I realized that I did not have the time and so scaled back and went up to the 158th Street entrance to The Greenway. (click images to enlarge)
I started down the ramp and when I got to the bottom, I looked east
over the Amtrak right-of-way.
I then walked down to the river across the basketball courts and looked north.
Then I pivoted and looked south.
Or was it an overcast day with high UV index?
I strolled south and then took a shot to the west to New Jersey.
This was as close as I came today. The legs went in the air, the tugboat cleared the frame, the pigeon flew into the shot, and my finger pushed the shutter.
I continued south until I came to 125th Street where I took the 1 train. While waiting for it to arrive I looked NW back to the river and realized that I had the perfect shot to use as a tribute to Jade Doskow‘s Urban Utopias class that ends tomorrow. I looked out over Qzymandias’ construction site (or is it Columbia University’s construction site?) I always get the two confused.