Wednesday, July 20, 2016

ABC Wednesday—B is for "Bill Cunningham"

Those young women were there for the same
reason I was: to pay homage and snap
a picture for posterity of the sign the city placed
at the corner of 5th Avenue and 57th Street.
 Bill Cunningham was the New York Times's
"roving fashion photographer" and this corner was
one of his favorite spots for catching candid shots of
NYC's fashionable women.  His photos could be
seen in the Sunday Times Style section every week.
He will be missed!

[To see more ABC shots, go here.]


  1. Slide show (maybe). Love those hats! (#12 of 17) And his lifestyle (the bicycle, worker’s jacket, khakis, and black sneakers [#16 of 17]). And his utter lack of venality.

  2. I’m kind of hoping that in his last hours he had a dozen attending nurses like these.

  3. A lovely way to honour someone who has meant a lot for a specific place in time.

    Have a nice ABC-W-day / - week
    ♫ M e l ☺ d y ♫ (team abc-w)

  4. Interesting place introduced by you...have a nice day.

  5. Thank you for introducing us to Bill Cunningham. Sad that we have lost him.

  6. That street sign is a great tribute.

  7. Great tribute, and a wonderful street photo too!


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