Was this a planned demolition/urban land clear that was portrayed as a gas explosion with victims, that seems to happen more often than not in NYC this time of year? Quite a few of the pictures have a 119 (911) address in them.
The horrific gas explosion in East Village on Thursday brought Manhattan to a standstill and left a lingering fear about the city-wide, never-ending building works.
Revered photographer Nathan Blaney, who captured the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, was sat feet away in Bull McCabe’s bar when the now-destroyed sushi restaurant exploded.
I couldn’t find this photographer in cluesforum’s phonytographer thread.
I did find his 9/11 photos deep in the google search. With all due respect, I’ve been a photographer most of my life, and I don’t see much to revere.
I did like this bit of artwork though: