This photo has geometric lines with many stripes being present in the image. The buildings in the background along with the sidewalk have black and white stripes which give the image many straight, geometric lines.
Black and White Photography - "Street Musician: 'What is the difference between a flutist and a flautist?' Famous Musician: 'I don't know.' Street Musician: dolars a week, man.'" --unnamed writer, in New York Stories (paraphrased)