HONORING A LEGEND: On September 20th, a ceremony honoring Merce Cunningham took place at Westbeth Artists Housing. Cunningham occupied the 11th floor of the former Bell Laboratories building for decades, choreographing over 80 dances during his time there. In attendance was world-renowned dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov, who recalled fondly the countless hours he spent at Westbeth bringing Cunningham’s visions to life. Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, of the Historic Landmarks Preservation Center and a New York City landmark in her own right, unveiled a plaque recognizing Merce Cunningham by the entrance of Westbeth on Bethune Street. Photos by Stanley Wlodyka.