Posts Tagged ‘Auburn Place’

The last old-school street sign in Brooklyn?

January 5, 2009

The corner of Auburn and North Elliott in Fort Greene no longer officially exists; it appears to have been de-mapped when the city put up the Whitman and Ingersoll Houses across Myrtle Avenue near Fort Greene Park in the 1940s. 

Luckily, someone forgot to take down this wonderful relic of a street sign:

oldschoolstreetsign

Here’s more on street sign design through the years.