Henri Bendel

New York, New York, USA Closed 2019 The Disappointed Tourist: Henri Bendel, Ellen Harvey, 2021. Oil and acrylic on Gessoboard, 24 x 18″ (61 x 46 cm). Photograph: Etienne Frossard. Henri Bendel was originally a women’s accessories store, founded in 1895. Its luxurious flagship department store was located at 712 Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. It is mentioned in […]


Cliftonville, Kent, England, UK

Closed 1998


New York, New York, USA

Closed 2006


Margate, Kent, England, UK

Closed 2005

Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace

Los Angeles, California, USA Closed 1981 Flipper’s Roller Boogie Palace was converted from a bowling alley into a roller rink in 1979, becoming a brief sensation for its live bands and celebrity guest list. An episode of Charlies Angels (Angels on Skates) was filmed there in 1979. It closed in 1981 and today the building […]


New York, New York, USA

Closed 2008

Key Food

Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, USA Closed This supermarket was located at 120 Fifth Avenue in the Park Slope district of Brooklyn. It closed in 2021 and was subsequently demolished. The site is currently being developed. Plan for the site include a Lidl discount grocery on the ground floor and affordable housing above. When my […]

Kim’s Video

New York, New York, USA Closed 2014 Kim’s Video and Music were a group of video and music retail stores in and around New York City, known for their esoteric titles and knowledgeable if haughty staff. The owner, Yongman Kim, opened the first location inside his laundromat at 85 Avenue A. There was a second store at […]