This draped enclosure, an experiment by Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation (GSAPP), had no takers during my few minutes of observation. Indeed, few passersby even gave it a glance. Like any self-respecting phone booth, however, it had already won the attention of an advertiser — a local restaurant that affixed promotional flyers inside and out.
Pop-up mobile phone booth
Broadway near the southwest corner with West 114th St., Manhattan