An obsolete sign on the Upper East Side

Spotted on Fifth Avenue in the 70s. Perhaps the Department of Transportation should take it down, since instructions aren’t really necessary—it’s been years since New York City had a traffic sign that actually spelled out the words Walk and Don’t Walk.

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2 Responses to “An obsolete sign on the Upper East Side”

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