Black Hole

Sixth Avenue and Thompson Street

Text and Photographs by Neil deGrasse Tyson

Natural History special issue

Part of City of Stars photo essay.

A city basketball court with a painting of a wire-frame objects meant to depict a black hole, connected by a strand of spacetime.
Mural overlooking a simple basketball court illustrates a white hole connected via a worm hole to a black hole.
Kids playing basketball in front of the black hole painting.
Grand Canal Courts between Sixth Avenue and Thompson Street, just north of Canal. The court remains, but the building with the mural was torn down years ago.