Cohen’s Optical Wooden Ghost Signage Uncovered on Orchard Street

Posted December 22, 2015 at 5:15 am

The endangered ghost signage peppering the Lower East Side with personality rarely disappoints. Our neighborhood history is simply too rich. Each subsequent archaeological discovery (nay, prize) shines a brighter light on bygone businesses nearly forgotten by the sands soot of time. Sometimes even the most insignificant event can trigger treasure. For instance, let’s have a […]

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Eyes on Delancey

Last modified April 13, 2011 at 7:04 pm

Last week, Triangle Optics moved across the street from its longtime 95 Delancey location. A salesman there informed me that the lease expired and the business needed to re-locate (most likely due to rents, but that wasn’t confirmed). Their new, albeit downsized storefront is mere steps from neighborhood archnemeses Sol Moscot [link] and Cohen’s Fashion […]