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Calvin Klein

Fashion Walk of Fame

 
 
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
1. Calvin Klein Marker
Inscription.  There has never been a more recognizable and controversial name in the realm of American fashion than Calvin Klein. He is the master of the clean and minimal style that dominated global fashion in the late 20th Century, but is also famous for his groundbreaking advertisements for products ranging from jeans to perfume to underwear. An indisputable marketing genius, his very name evokes assertive sensuality.
 
Erected 2000.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 40° 45.268′ N, 73° 59.284′ W. Marker was in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker could be reached from Seventh Avenue. This marker is located in the sidewalk on east side of Seventh Avenue between West 39th Street and West 40th Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 545 Seventh 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. Knickerbocker Hotel (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); New Amsterdam Theatre (about
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By Barry Swackhamer, May 16, 2012
2. Calvin Klein Marker
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700 feet away); The Garment District Mural (about 700 feet away); Mercury Theatre (about 800 feet away); Benito Juarez (approx. 0.2 miles away); Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Early Bryant Park (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 . . .  Calvin Klein. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 8, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. fashion designer
 
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By Biography.com, unknown
3. Calvin Klein
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 402 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.   3. submitted on March 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 8, 2021