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Anne Klein

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
Anne Klein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Anne Klein Marker
Inscription.  The work of Anne Klein epitomized the ease and comfort associated with Post War American sportswear. She was instrumental in the development and popularization of coordinated separates for both day and evening. These separates, such as body suits and zippered skirts, have become classic staples of the modern wardrobe. Klein’s company was also the training ground for others who would become leading designers.
 
Erected 2001 by Fashion Center Business Improvement District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & CommerceWomen.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 40° 45.14′ N, 73° 59.375′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker was at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 36th Street on 7th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 485 7th Avenue, New York NY 10018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Here the Motion Picture Began (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Koster & Bial’s (about 700 feet away); Broadway at 35th Street
Anne Klein Marker image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Anne Klein Marker
(about 700 feet away); R.H. Macy & Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Macy’s (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Macy’s (approx. 0.2 miles away); James Gordon Bennett Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Herald Square (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. This marker, and all other markers in the series, are currently (July 2020) missing. A 2019 posting on the Garment District Alliance website says “The Walk of Fame has been removed for redesign”.
 
Also see . . .  Anne Klein. Wikipedia biography (Submitted on April 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Anne Klein image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, unknown
3. Anne Klein
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 372 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 2, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on April 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 30, 2020