It was just about a year ago when I was walking down Broadway on my way to see a publicity rep of note that I discovered a public art display that was really interesting. They called it the Sidewalk Catwalk or something of that nature and it was the kind of thing that made me glad that I almost always carry some kind of camera with me on my NYC wanderings. You truly never know what you are going to see during the course of the day in this amazing city. That brings me to this next blog posting, “The Figurations of the Fashion District”. The journey begins here on 36th Street and Broadway. The sign below comes from a few blocks lower of course but I added it here for dramatic effect.
You really never know what you are going to see in New York City at any given time and how a simple walk to the office of a friend can find you stumbling upon something interesting and really cool. Such was the case that I would find while heading over to a publicist’s office to pick up some new review materials for PiercingMetal.com. I was in Times Square, and the day was nice, so I decided to walk down Broadway even though their office was a good mile down the avenue. As I began the wander I realized that as far as my eye could see, how mannequins dressed up in very detailed designs were positioned along the same path I was going. This was New York’s Fashion District and I had accidentally come upon a public art project called “Sidewalk Catwalk”. Walk with me for a few minutes.