Signs from the 1960s and 1970s are disappearing from New York City storefronts fast, mainly because so many mom and pop businesses themselves are biting the dust. It’s a shame, because they give city streets such a shot of color. Here’s a handful worth celebrating.
New Caporal is on Broadway and 156th. Gotta love that little yellow bird:
Ess-a-bagel, looking appetizing on the corner of 21st and First Avenue:
B & H, the one and only, on Second Avenue in the East Village:
And finally, this corner stationary store/drugstore in Long Island City: