The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite

 


This here is the place where I will be stayin’


 

 


There isn’t a number, you can call the payphone

Let it ring a long, long, long, long time


 

 


If I don’t pick up, hang up, call back

Let it ring some more 


 

 


Lyrics from “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite” by R.E.M., 1992.

Photos by Rick Stachura. November 10, 2018.

Staircase inside the former Rectory of St. John’s Episcopal Church. Park Slope, Brooklyn.

The structure is waiting to be chopping into apartments. It was built in 1869. 


 

 

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