Before Swan Dive became your favorite outdoor summer bar, it was just an empty parking lot behind the Green Building. But famed Vogue photographer Steven Meisel saw it as a blank slate for something else entirely: a haven for wanderers, a bohemian love fest. One of our favorite shoots of all time landed on Vogue Italia's cover for the December 2014 issue.
Check out the full spread below, and see if you can spot hints of the Green Building (spoiler: brick). Watch the video at Vogue Italia.