"The reactions to the Neon Garage, which also rents 120 parking spaces, has been enthusiastic, Mr. Schmid said. 'People are astounded,' he said. 'It appeals to them because it's very unexpected. There's just no reason for it. The only art I know about is the art of parking cars.'" -"In a New Haven Garage, Neon Art Glows," by Andi Rierden, The New York Times, Oct. 8, 1989.
"Thirty years ago, the center of Hartford was a busy, active, though never vibrant, area. There was no fear on the streets, and shops of every description abounded. Going there was fun. What has happened to Hartford?"
"New Haven Architecture — Fall / Winter 2019. The buildings and surroundings depicted in these photos were just becoming familiar — it felt like the city was beginning to open up to my lens. I have not been back to New Haven since the start of the pandemic."