Factory signage that’s fading fast

As New York’s manufacturing base continues to slip into oblivion, so do the manufacturing ads and signs. The Standard Toiletries sign in Bushwick could use a fresh coat of paint:

This Franco American Baking Company ad near the Javits Center is probably the most endangered:

RIP, Walsh Shoe Factory in Greenpoint:

Another shoe factory off Broadway in Williamsburg:

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2 Responses to “Factory signage that’s fading fast”

  1. Standard Toiletries – Dekalb Avenue – Bushwick, Brooklyn « Fading Ad Blog by Frank H. Jump Says:

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  2. Craig Says:

    Anybody know the address of the web site that has black and white photos of the cast iron district taken back in the 60’s. I found it late one night and never found it again. The neighborhood was completely wrecked back then, a lot of vacant buildings and homeless folks living there.

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