Old-school street signs on buildings

If you look up enough, you start to notice a lot of these—building corners with the names of the intersecting streets designed into the structure. 

On an apartment house in the West Village:

On the Tony DaPolito Recreation Center near the Soho border:


In the South Bronx (that’s Brown Place and the obscured 136th Street):

And on a stately apartment building on University Place (corner of West 12th):

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One Response to “Old-school street signs on buildings”

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