Delis Header

21 Feb 2014

Always on the lookout for a horizontal image; this one fit my series on deli design. The series—photos of deli-convenience storefronts between 19th and 23rd street—is about quantity, and culminates with a spanking new 7eleven. The three delis on my corner are old standbys; Merci Market is central. They are microcosms of the Chelsea neighborhood they are populating, and of the economy. The Merci awning looked especially fetching with the snow patches’ natural pattern. A detail…