I was staggering around in SoHo a few summers ago in the dead dog 85-degree, 75 dewpoint heat down Prince Street. I had just gotten out of a job interview (like most of them it was copy editing stuff I could have done in my sleep for a scholastic book publisher; I never heard back) in my dress jacket, good pants and interview/wedding/funeral shoes. Needless to say I bring my camera with me in a backpack everywhere I go (this was before I had an IPhone) and I got enough shots to squeeze out a Prince Street page.
Looking over that batch again I was taken by these mini phone booths. I wonder if Verizon services phone booths anymore. Many are being supplanted by those Space Odyssey LinkNYC W-Fi slabs.
At this point I forget what this ad campaign even was. I know one thing. Sensibilities have changed to such a degree that advertising agencies probably couldn’t do a campaign like this anymore. If anyone remembers the client, fill me in in Comments.
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