Posts Tagged ‘Brooklyn faded ads’

A vintage ad on Middagh Street is fading fast

September 30, 2013

Isn’t it a beauty? An Ephemeral reader sent in this photo of the lovely “to let flats” ad at 70 Middagh Street in Brooklyn Heights.


As wonderfully preserved as it’s been for so many years (how many exactly, I have no idea), recent construction work has worsened its weathered, faded appearance. What a shame.

Beauty in Boerum Hill: a 1960s faded ad

February 27, 2010

This vintage beauty ad, for Monique hair and skin products, is still readable outside a Dean Street building.

Faded ad blog has some cool info about the company and its Brooklyn roots.