Back in August (I’ve been meaning to talk about this forever, obv) Black & White City Paper in B’ham asked if they could use an image or two from my pics of Vincent Oliver’s Hippodrome barber shop for a feature they were doing on that neighborhood’s rebound.
I took these pics last summer, and ever since have been thinking about doing a series on empty, after-hours barbershops. I got started this summer, in downtown B’ham:
One of the most interesting things I found was this, which you can see only if you stand under the awning and look up (wonder how old this is!?):