Tag: Storefront

Photo: The Boston Globe, Oct. 8, 1925 Once upon a time, The Boston Globe utilized a series of blackboards in front of their building to get big news out to the masses on the street. This of course was a time before electronic devices were delivering breaking (and non-breaking) news stories 24/7 so the job […]


Check out the full photo documentation over at mlkshk showing nearly 30 years of a Harlem storefront in NYC. I’ve only posted the earliest and the latest photo above but you can see a more detailed view of how a grocery store tried to stay in business if you click the link above. [via] If […]

I don’t go up to the 5th Avenue shopping district much, but for this spectacular 179-flat-screen display at Hollister, I just might. I think bright is the right word to describe this storefront.

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This is a sad photo: James and Karla Murray showed a comparison shot of Ralph’s storefront taken in 2004 with a photo taken fairly recently of the same space. For those who don’t know, Ralph’s serves as the cover image for James and Karla Murray’s fantastic book Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York. […]