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Marc Jacobs

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Marc Jacobs Marker
Inscription.  A fashion prodigy, Marc Jacobs has attracted attention from the very beginning of his career. Known first for his clever, witty designs, as in his Freudian slip” dress, he became controversial with his “grunge” collection for Perry Ellis in 1992. His current success both Louis Vuitton in Paris and for his own New York-based collection, rests on his ability to meld the past with the present.
 
Erected 2002.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 40° 45.326′ N, 73° 59.239′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker was at the intersection of Seventh Avenue and 41st Street, on the right when traveling north on Seventh Avenue. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: New York NY 10036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. New Amsterdam Theatre (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Medal of Honor Recipients (about 600 feet away); Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Marc Jacobs Marker
(about 600 feet away); Mercury Theatre (about 600 feet away); The Garment District Mural (about 800 feet away); Stage Door Canteen (about 800 feet away); Benito Juarez (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Crystal Palace (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 . . .  Marc Jacobs - Biography.com. By the age of 15, he was attending the High School of Art and Design during the day and, after school, working at the upscale clothing boutique Charivari. The staff of Charivari allowed their young stockboy to design sweaters for the store in between his tasks of folding clothes and dressing mannequins. (Submitted on July 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.) 
 
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3. Marc Jacobs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on April 11, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 25, 2020