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Pier 76 cityscape before renovation New York City | Photo Art Print

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I remember taking this photograph of Pier 76 before its renovation. The overcast sky casts a soft light on the scene, making the textures of the old structures stand out. The waterfront is quiet, with the Hudson River's gentle flow adding a sense of calm. The pier's aged surface tells a story of years passed, each crack and crease a chapter in its history.

The photograph captures the raw beauty of old New York City architecture, its resilience against time. The scene is void of people, allowing the viewer to focus on the pier's presence, its position against the backdrop of the city. This contrast between the serene water and the urban skyline bridges two worlds in a single frame.

The history of Pier 76 is rich, with its roots stretching back to the industrial age. Located on the west side of Manhattan, it stands as a relic of the bustling shipping era, a time when New York City was a growing hub of commerce and trade. The architectural style of the surrounding buildings hints at the pier's past, showcasing elements of the industrial design that was prevalent during the time of its construction.

As I looked through the lens, I felt a connection to the city's history, a sense of the countless stories that have unfolded on this patch of land. This photograph is a tribute to those stories, an invitation to reflect on the passage of time and the silent endurance of places like Pier 76.

© Dan Kosmayer, 2015

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Enjoy museum-grade signed prints, free global delivery, and a 30-day satisfaction guarantee. Each fine art print showcases my passion for photography and exceptional quality and is hand-signed in pencil on the reverse side, and includes a certificate of authenticity and a lifetime warranty against fading, with the assurance of a full reimbursement within 30 days if needed.

The fine art prints are of the highest museum quality, printed on acid-free 100% cotton paper with a velvety, subtly textured, warm-tone finish. Archival inks ensure photographs with sharp precision, smooth transitions, deep blacks, intricate details, and vibrant hues.

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As the creator, I personally print, sign, and package every print at my studio in Haliburton, Ontario. These prints are then shipped worldwide via Canada Post free of charge. Therefore, delivery times can vary based on location, anywhere from a few days to several weeks.

Additionally, when traveling and shooting on location, orders placed during these periods will be dispatched upon my return. This may result in delivery times extending to several weeks. However, rest assured that the wait for these unique pieces is well worth it!

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