Vintage store signs, Harlem edition

El Coqui is a tiny tree frog native to Puerto Rico—and the name of a restaurant on First Avenue near 110th Street:

Elcoquisign

Lenox Lounge, with its lovely Art Deco sign, has been at its Lenox Avenue address since 1939:

Lenoxloungesign

Pizza Del Barrio and Carousel Ice Cream are East Harlem ghost signs. They remain, but both shops have been long replaced by other businesses:

Pizzadelbarriosign

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3 Responses to “Vintage store signs, Harlem edition”

  1. petey Says:

    i like the lenox lounge sign. it has a modified art-deco look (the low tongue on the ‘G’, the short tongue on the ‘E’).

  2. Store Signs – Sign Securers, Truck And Car Toppers Says:

    […] Vintage store signs, Harlem edition « Ephemeral New York – Vintage store signs, Harlem edition. By wildnewyork. El Coqui is a tiny tree frog native to Puerto Rico—and the name of a restaurant on First Avenue near 110th Street: Elcoquisign. Lenox Lounge, with its lovely Art Deco sign, … […]

  3. James Carr Says:

    El Coqui is on Third Avenue near 110th Street.

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