Wednesday, November 11, 2009

And Pull Your Pants Up

Zion Street

Saturday, November 7, 2009

M.S. Little Mfg. Co.

Sign on the M.S. Little Mfg. Co. building on New Park Avenue ca. 1917. M.S. Little was made gun magazines during WWI  and II

No Fishing, No Skating


One sign that spins around depending on the season. At Cedar Hill Cemetery on Fairfield Avenue.

Some signs at the former Lasalette Seminary

“If my people do not submit, I shall be forced to let go the hand of my Son.  It is so strong and heavy, that I can no longer withhold it.


A "Don't Even Think of Parking Here" sign like those introduced by Mayor Koch to New York in 1982.




Gamewell Fire Alarm Station


At the LaSalette Seminary on New Park Avenue.

Twin Signs on Broad Street


Two painted signs on opposite sides of this Broad Street apartment building advertising Leverant and Wiseman Furniture at 14 Morgan Street. The business was owned by Samuel Wiseman and Louis Leverant and in 1919 was known as Leverant, Wiseman and Katzman after Solomon Katzman joined the business.

Welcome to Blue Hills


Mounted on a post at the center of the median of the Westbourne Parkway at the corner of Blue Hills Avenue. Made of metal, a badly faded hand painted sign.

Friday, November 6, 2009

Mysterious Signs on Main Street

Near the Arrowhead Cafe. Submitted by Brendan.

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

H&L Package Store. Drink Coca Cola.


On Zion Street. H&L stands for the first name of the couple who were the one-time owners "Hyman and Lily." The current owner has had many offers from parties interested in purchasing the signs but he refuses insisting they are "a part of the history of the place."

For the Use of Women and Children

Porter Memorial Park sign on Wyllys St.