On a January Day, when ghosts floated above the East River, Roosevelt Island seemed a different place. Perspectives changed as nature interfered, and you could imagine a different city.
Special visual perspectives for The Roosevelt Island Daily News
This photo essay, from the lens of photographer Deborah Julian, renders skyline views this small town rarely sees. It’s January 12th, 2018.
The Ghosts Above the East River
The East River, polluted, pulled back and forth with tides, becomes familiar enough that you can almost stop seeing it. But then, nature reminds us about change.
You’re lucky being out on days like this because they never happen a second time. For January, the weather’s mild, and there’s no wind displacing the fog.
Because everything seeks return to set point, the big island across the river rises again, but slowly, gently, so unlike New York.
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