Autumn reveals a huge East Harlem faded ad

With the tree limbs that obscure it for most of the year almost bare, this old painted ad comes into view at Second Avenue and 109th Street.

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But what is the advertisement for—something about Stanton Street, which is more than 100 blocks south?

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3 Responses to “Autumn reveals a huge East Harlem faded ad”

  1. Damon Campagna Says:

    Stanton is part of what used to be called the monument district; it’s possible this is an ad for a headstone company.

  2. wildnewyork Says:

    Good clue, thanks! I think there are a few headstone companies left in the area too.

  3. 34th Street, 4th Street & Stanton Street – For Spaces 717 East 8th Street – Second Avenue – East Harlem, NYC – Fading Ad Blog Says:

    […] 717 E 8th Street no longer exists. Damon Campagna said back in December 3, 2012 in a comment on Ephemeral NY’s posting of this fading ad that “Stanton is part of what used to be called the monument district; it’s possible this […]

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