Chatham Towers, Manhattan, 1965
(Kelly & Gruzen)
Twenty years ago today, New York Undercover debuted on television.
Southern trees bear a strange fruit
Blood on the leaves and blood at the root
Black bodies swingin’ in the Southern breeze
Strange fruit hangin’ from the poplar trees
Playful urban design. A Baltimore bus stop that doubles as a giant typographic sculpture.
So now we know. The coolest bus stop in the world is in Baltimore.
On the streets in London, 1973. Photo by Chris Steele-Perkins.
Marvin Gaye (April 2, 1939 – April 1, 1984)