Famous Album Cover Locations In NYC

This is neat. Here are album covers of the exact spot where famous artists and album covers were created in New York City.

1. Billy Joel

Location: Inside the uptown side of the The Astor Place subway station at Astor Place. (8th Street and Fourth Avenue)

2. Led Zeppelin

Location: The buildings at 96 and 98 St. Mark’s Place between First Avenue and Avenue A.

3. The Ramones

Location: Outside the back door of CBGB’S at the end of Extra Place, a small alley running north from East 1st Street between Bowery and Second Avenue.

4. West Side Story

Location: In front of 418 West 56th Street, between Ninth and Tenth Avenue.

5. Foghat

Location: Outside of 232 East 11th Street between second and Third Avenues.

6. Simon & Garfunkel

Location: The lower subway platform at Fifth Avenue and 53rd Street.

7. Billy Joel

Location: 52nd Street just east of Seventh Avenue in northern Times Square.

8. Bruce Springsteen

Location: The southwest corner of Wooster Street and Spring Street.

9. Kiss

Location: The southwest corner of 23rd Street and Eighth Avenue, looking north.

10. Peter, Paul and Mary

Location: 70 Bedford Street between Commerce Street and Morton Street.

11. Billy Joel

Location: 142 Mercer Street; on the East side of Mercer Street, just north of the intersection of Mercer and Prince.

12. Cyndi Lauper

Location: Plymouth Street at Pearl.

13. The New York Dolls

Location: outside the Gem Spa at the southwest corner of St. Mark’s Place and 2nd Avenue.

14. The Beastie Boys

Location: The southwest corner of Ludlow Street and Rivington Street.

15. Steely Dan

Location: Fifth Avenue and 79th Street.

16. Neil Young

Location: northwest corner of Sullivan Street and West 3rd Street.

Via popspotsnyc.com

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