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Timothy John's Salon

313 W. 53rd St., New York, NY 10019 40.764351 -73.985083
nr. Eighth Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-459-0130 Send to Phone

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  • Type: Hair Salon
  • Services: Hairstyling, Makeup Application

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Official Website

timothyjohnsalon.com

Hours

Mon-Fri, noon-8pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, closed

Nearby Subway Stops

C, E at 50th St.; 1 at 50th St.; B, D, E at Seventh Ave.; N, Q, R at 49th St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Profile

Timothy John opened the doors of his salon in early September of 2001. But after 9/11, police closed off his street to protect a sensitive MTA building next door. To cope, John and partner David Spangenthal, a Broadway actor, put the word out on the Great White Way, and soon his swivel chairs were filled with friends and colleagues. So began a symbiotic relationship between stage stars and stylists, and since then John has done a brisk business in coiffing for head shots, auditions, period pieces, and character color changes. Those not destined for the limelight can take advantage of the studio's high standards. Cuts start at a reasonable $60 for women, and stylists are meticulously trained by the master of the house for at least a year. The smallish space is simply decorated in copper-toned hues—multicolor metal mirrors provide the only focal point other than your freshly fashioned strands.

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