His son would have been 17 when they were in New York. I don't know if this is his own photo he posted on FB, or one he filched from somewhere. Pretty good photo, regardless.
I joke about the slums. An apartment alongside Central Park costs a motza, like millions. The photo is taken from Upper Manhattan looking towards Lower Manhattan with the Hudson River to the right and the East River is just visible on the left. Across the Hudson is the state of New Jersey. Click on the photo to embiggen it.