Since its installation in 1967, sculptor
Tony Rosenthal’s beloved Alamo (otherwise known as the Cube)
has witnessed all manner of sartorial whimsy, from hippie haberdashery to skater chic. Here, a millennial scrapbook of Astor Place trends.
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