March 31, 2013 - 50 went

FLATIRON District Walking Tour

On the Queens-bound R platform in the 23rd Street subway station, these hats are a tribute to architect Stanford White, who designed many of the buildings we saw today, and actress Evelyn Nesbit (cont'd in comment below) ...

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on Mar 31, 2013.
 

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  • Marjorie

    ... whose jealous husband shot White on the roof of Madison Square Garden (which, at that time, was right across the street from Madison Square Park).

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  • Angela

    How interesting. Thanks for posting pix and captions

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  • Marjorie

    Thanks. I had seen the hats from a distance, while walking down the platform, but the names were printed so tiny that I couldn't read them until I was standing right in front of them -- and then was thrilled to see they were the people we had just heard about on the tour. Synchronicity!

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