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In part, that’s because New York’s Italian population is fading. The 1920 Census found that the city was home to more than 390,000 people who were born in Italy. In 1950, the Italian born population was still more than 344,000. He was inspired by the art of the Dark Ages, a sense of poetic, medieval beauty that dealt with religious iconography. In the show, it had a hunting soundtrack of operatic music in the background, the presentation was solemn, funereal and a little spooky.McQueen’s bi annual fashion show extravaganza had always been the highlights of the Paris or London fashion week, and a Must See show for every fashion editors, photographers and fashionistas! Instead of the usual big production show, yesterday’s intimate setting allowed the guests having the opportunity for an up closed appreciations of the details of his masterpieces, and honored his designs for the very last time.By mixing the new technology with arts from the past, he had digitally transferred the paintings of high church angels and Bosch demons into hand loomed jacquards fabrics to create a caped gowns dresses. Also there was a golden color feather long jacket that was painstakingly hand covered each feather with 24K gold leaves then sewn on to the jacket one by one to created this angelic look paired with a puffy embroidered tulle long skirt.There were tears in the eyes of some of the guests as the finale dress walked down the runway.
Today, Stuyvesant Street maintains it’s old world charm as a picturesque street with a mix of historic buildings, single family homes, modern architecture, and a few small stores and restaurants (mostly Japanese). New York University has a couple of buildings along Stuyvesant Street, including NYU’s Barney Building, and Alumni Hall. NYU’s Alumni Hall is located next to the historically preserved Stuyvesant/Fish House, a federal style house built by Petrus Stuyvesant for his daughter Elizabeth upon her marriage to Nicholas Fish in 1803.
In late September the first purple finches arrived in Pennsylvania and 63 counties had them by late November. Common redpolls and pine siskins began appearing in early October, evening grosbeaks by the last week in October, and both white winged and red crossbills in early November. Even a few hoary redpolls and a couple pine grosbeaks made an appearance..