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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]