At first sight maybe it’s the strength of the light and its impact on the buildings that grab the attention. Whatever the hour, it’s impressive and it changes all the time. It looks like Paradise on earth ... but then, when the sun begins to set, things become different. The mood changes, and you realise that most of the theatres along Broadway are definitely closed. The homeless start take up their positions for another night into the darkness ... Down Town: land of contrasts.