The Newtown Pentacle

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Project Firebox 88

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An ongoing catalog of New York’s endangered Fireboxes.

– photo by Mitch Waxman

It is disturbing to encounter a Firebox which adjures one to appeal to extra dimensional entities for succor and assistance, but this unit found on Astoria Blvd. South and the equivalent of 72nd street does just that. The Grand Central parkway to its back, this scarlet scion stands alongside St. Michael’s Cemetery.

Upcoming Tours

Saturday- September 21, 2013
13 Steps Around Dutch Kills Walking Tour with Atlas Obscura- tickets on sale now.

Saturday- September 28, 2013
Newtown Creek Boat Tour with the Working Harbor Committee- tickets on sale now.

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Written by Mitch Waxman

September 14, 2013 at 9:33 am

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  1. “Pray” then use duct tape. See? The validation of reality and existence over consciousness.

    georgetheatheist...self-reliant

    September 14, 2013 at 2:28 pm


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