Ghost Sign

LoHo Realty Ghost Advert Above Attorney Street

Posted August 31, 2011 at 6:18 am

Dream Nail transitioning to G TECTS isn’t the only noticeable change down at the corner of Delancey and Attorney Streets.

Ideal Hosiery Now Sporting Ghost Signage

Posted March 11, 2011 at 4:00 pm

What’s cooler than the Ideal Hosiery signage at 339 Grand Street?

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Dubai Advertising Above East Houston

Posted December 14, 2010 at 6:28 am

Dubai is injecting some unneeded advertising dollars into the Lower East Side.  Draped across the ad space where the Shastone Monuments ghost signage once lived, a new billboard banner serves as another stark reminder of the direction in which the neighborhood is headed.  Dubai, with a capital D. Gold rush attitudes abound in this ego-driven […]

Wireless Outlet at 101 Delancey is Closed

Posted August 24, 2010 at 6:12 am

In the final days of March, the Endless Wireless Group Sprint dealership at 101 Delancey replaced its black awning, and in the process, revealed some rather striking ghost signage of a much older storefront tenant.  Indeed, the Jay-Mor Hats lettering was on display for about a week.  Now, five months on, the wireless outpost is […]

Sprint Signage is Back at 101 Delancey

Posted April 6, 2010 at 6:18 am

Merely a week-and-change after being stripped from its housing, the familiar Sprint signage is back in action at 101 Delancey.  Sunday afternoon, a red pickup truck and a pair of handymen carted the new awning back to its headquarters.

Ghost Signage Visible at 101 Delancey

Last modified December 6, 2010 at 12:09 am

Last week, the gaudy black-and-yellow Sprint awning was stripped from the facade of 101 Delancey (at the corner of Ludlow).  Lo and behold, a spectacular ghost sign is now clearly visible!  Even though the ornate lettering has worn with time, it appears to advertise an establishment called Jay-Mor Hats.

Aronson Printing Machinery

Posted March 17, 2010 at 6:12 am

Up above the corner of Broome and Chrystie Streets is an aging, yet surprisingly well preserved billboard from a bygone era. The dual signs advertise a machinery supply company called Aronson Printing Machinery Co., once headquartered at 131 Chrystie.

Remembering the Baby Ruth Ghost Advertisement

Posted March 5, 2010 at 6:12 am

Not too long ago, we were rustling through a collection of old photographs, and stumbled upon this gem.  While the row of Delancey retail was being demolished to eventually make way for the Ludlow Residence, this Baby Ruth ghost advertisement was clearly visible at street level.  As was the SACE (aka Dash Snow) tag just […]