Posts Tagged ‘Beckenstein Orchard Street’

An old-school faded ad on Delancey Street

August 12, 2013

You can’t miss this slice of the old-school city at Delancey and Allen Streets: a colorful ad for a fabric emporium launched in 1910 by a Polish immigrant pushcart peddler selling rags.

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Beckenstein’s Orchard Street home is apparently closed; the business relocated over to 32 West 20th Street. Luckily the sign remains.