Gaudy Old Navy Billboard Deposed from NoHo

Posted on: September 5th, 2013 at 6:05 am by
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For the last week or so, there’s been a flurry of activity near that advertecture at Houston and Lafayette. The Old Navy multimedia billboard is finally coming down.

Old Navy first made a splash with this statement in June 2012. It became a year-long, illuminated fixture on the block, which directed pedestrians to its SoHo store, and broadcasted stupid slogans on the small LED screen.

The hardware removal is a serious undertaking, it seems, employing a fleet of cherry pickers and a detachment to dismantle.

Old Navy was preceded on this spot by a Levi’s billboard of gears that rarely worked, and a Playstation PSP placement that flooded the nighttime streets.

No knowledge just yet on the next company to pimp the space, but you better believe it’ll be as extravagant.

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Playstation billboard, ca. 2009

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