Brooklyn-based photographer Peter Koval is also a prolific artist, with a dozen beautifully detailed street scenes like these on his Flickr site. He has that special artist’s eye for minutiae that makes these sketches so superb.
The alleys around TriBeCa and Chinatown are very Blade Runner, especially if there is a haze in the air and the sun is reflecting off the fire escapes. I liked that the address was 72 and it was 72 degrees out. (March 9, ’12)