The NYC Curbside Classics of Langdon Clay (1974-1976)

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Langdon Clay spent two years roaming the streets of New York City, shooting parked cars. The results are now available in a book, Langdon Clay, Cars – NYC 1974-1976, published by Steidl. Here’s a sampler of them for your viewing pleasure, starting with a real gem, titled “White Tower Car”.Β 

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Carz-A-Poppin Car Wash; 1966 Ford Galaxie 500

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Fountain Car; Olds Cutlass

 

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Marlin Room Car (Hoboken, NJ), Olds Cutlass Supreme

 

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Subway Impala, Β 7th Ave. and 29th Street.

 

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A&P Car; 1962 Buick LeSabre Β  14th St. between 7th and 8th Avenues

 

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Basketball car; Plymouth Scamp

 

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Pat’s Hot and Cold Heroes Car; Buick Skylark, Soho

 

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Box Car; Gran Torino Sport, in the twenties or thirties on the East side.

 

Hat tip to Earl O’Neill