Sunday, July 29, 2007

Time Marches On . . .

Madison Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets
Housing created by Kenneth Lynch & Company
Clockworks by Rolex
Erected by Tishman Speyer Properties

With the introduction of cheap pocket watches and even cheaper wrist watches, the sidewalk clocks became an outdated and expensive way to tell time.

Now New York's few sidewalk clocks are merely decoration. Or advertisement.