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All of the apartment’s wall surfaces are homosote, so Avedon could use them as tackboards, constantly pinning new things up. “Dick really wanted a backdrop,” says architect Harris Feinn, “not architecture that dominated the space visually.”

On one of the living-room walls, an old press card, a “Shakespeare in the Park” stub, and a picture of Avedon on the Met’s steps during one of his shows.