Hunter Baltimore Rye & The Mystery Man of 666 Broadway – Broadway Across from Lincoln Center – March, 2000 & April, 2002

Hunter Baltimore Rye - April 2002 - © Frank H. Jump

Hunter Baltimore Rye - April 2002 - © Frank H. Jump

Hunter Baltimore Rye - April 2002 - © Frank H. Jump

Hunter Baltimore Rye - April 2002 - © Frank H. Jump

Immediately when I saw this sign revealed, it solved a big mystery. I had shot a similar ad downtown between two buildings on Broadway and Bond (see map & image of man below).

David W. Dunlap (NYTimes) and I tried to decipher what product was being advertised for his December 10, 2000 NYTimes article: Olde York. Two years later, the mystery was solved when a building came down in the Lincoln Center area, east of Broadway.

666 Broadway & Bond - March 2000

666 Broadway & Bond - March 2000 - NY Times © Frank H. Jump

courtesy of David W. Dunlap, NY Times

courtesy of David W. Dunlap, NY Times

Originally posted on the Fading Ad Campaign Website

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