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By Joshua Lubin-Levy & Carlos Motta

ISBN-10: 0615523919

ISBN-13: 9780615523910

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The book with the photograph of my uncle, beaming, and with welcoming outstretched arms has a special meaning to me as I have followed his footsteps to Fire Island for my own experiences as a gay man. ” 66 67 Eric WOLF North Woods Central Park There is a dense forest in the north part of Central Park with some paths running through it. This area feels like a wilderness. Faint distant sound of the city lingers in the background, like a memory. 68 69 Ethan Shoshan I’m always thinking of you even when I’m kissing another boy 70 71 Eugenio Percossi I Love NY and NY Loves Me 72 73 G J CLIMER Chinatown Roof Easy to see from higher rooftops, the guys who played here were never shy.

On the other side, the docks, the wonderful wharves. In the vast warehouses in ruins, openings were used, doors had been opened, gaps in the walls. Inside: stairs, scales, holes through the floors, metal debris, spokes of light, glass canopies, panels collapsed… an architecture of desire. 90 91 John J. Spencer III East Village Street 92 93 John Jurayj Untitled (What Looks Like Me But Does Not Resemble Me) 94 95 John Monteith Swimming Pool Shower I met a guy when I was visiting Williamsburg for the first time in July 1996; I had until then only visited Manhattan.

This area feels like a wilderness. Faint distant sound of the city lingers in the background, like a memory. 68 69 Ethan Shoshan I’m always thinking of you even when I’m kissing another boy 70 71 Eugenio Percossi I Love NY and NY Loves Me 72 73 G J CLIMER Chinatown Roof Easy to see from higher rooftops, the guys who played here were never shy. One of the neighboring buildings rarely locked the front entrance, so guys would walk roof to roof ‘til they reached the party. 74 75 GEORGE TOWNE All Male Video This is my watercolor painting of a place that doesn’t exist anymore in New York City’s East Village, on 14th Street near 3rd Avenue—now it’s a Duane Reade underneath a NYU dorm.

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