This New York City greeting card features West Village architecture from the corner of 7th Avenue and 14th Street. Years ago, I named this particular artwork "Generic New York City." Not because it was boring but because of a story that happened on one of my tours of New York City. The tour guide became flustered when the bus was detoured down a street for which she had nothing prepared to say... She sat in silence for a bit... and finally said, "this... this is generic New York..." I loved the term and it became an inside joke with friends the rest of the trip. Anytime I saw something that I thought was quintessential New York City, like these rooftops and building facades, I would call it Generic New York.
And to me the image on this West Village greeting card is definitely the essence of New York. This is the New York City where people live and dream. And I daresay the New York City that many of us who live far away picture whether we've ever set foot in NYC or not. From the pre-war brick architecture to the air conditioners hanging out of windows and, of course, those classic water tanks.
What attracted you to this particular New York City image? Do you call this part of Manhattan home? Or do you, like me, simply love the style of generic New York?
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I'm a Hill and when I saw this I just had to buy it. I have so many fond memories of spending summer weeks down in Montezuma at Nanny and Paw's store. I was so sad when the flood filled the store with water but it was a testament to the community when so many banded together to help out afterwards. Just know I bought this print to frame and take to Nanny so she can enjoy it as well. Thank you so much for making this ❤️
Alison - Doraville, GA
The Fox Theatre is Definitely FABULOUS! THIS BLACK AND WHITE VERSION GIVES EXTRA NOSTALGIA I believe, is why I picked this 1, though I love ALL OF Mark's pics of the Fox. The theatre is Beautiful, I went to 2 - 3 concerts there years ago & So glad it didn't get torn down. Mark captured Great details in this pic!!
Beverly - Dalton, GA
This is the second print that I have ordered and I am very pleased. The colors and composition of the print are lovely.
Betsy - Gainesville, GA
She Loves It!
My girlfriend just received the print, and she loves it! We both love the vibrant colors, and Forsyth Park, Savannah in general, and Tybee Island are special to us because she lives in NC and I live in FL, so every once in a while we’ll meet in the middle and explore together.
Thank you so much!
Micah - Rocky Point, NC
About Greeting Cards
Greeting cards are 5" x 7" in size and are produced on digital offset printers using 100 lb. paper stock. Each card is coated with a UV protectant on the outside surface which produces a semi-gloss finish. Each card comes with a white envelope.
These greeting cards may be ordered as a single card or in packs of 10 or 25 cards. If you would like to order cards in greater quantities or with other customization, send me a message.