From roughly 8,000 to zero, the last pay phone will find its next home at the Museum of the City of New York
The Wall Street Journal
By Ginger Adams Otis
May 23, 2022 2:33 pm ET
Workers removed the final street pay phone on Seventh Avenue between 49th and 50th Streets in Midtown Manhattan on Monday.PHOTO: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES
RIP, New York City’s public pay phones.
The last of the city’s street pay phones was disconnected, uprooted and lifted into obscurity Monday, with a handful of city officials looking on.
Originally published at https://www.wsj.com on May 23, 2022.