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Neumann Leathers – Hoboken, NJ – Estelle Saltiel

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© Estelle Saltiel

The old Neumann Leathers factory will be preserved and rehabilitated, creating a mix-used site that includes residential and retail components and new public space, according to Hoboken’s new draft plan for the historic site released Monday.

– By Laura Herzog – NJ.com – October 20, 2015

Derelict Rockway Park Bus Shelter – Rockaway Beach, NYC

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© Frank H. Jump

Landeweer Auto Showroom & Workplace – Then & Now- Utrecht, NL – Gaia Son

© Gaia Son

circa 1936

© Gaia Son

© Gaia Son

circa 1915

circa 1908

Landeweer Workplace circa 1908

circa 1910 CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

Landeweer Showroom circa 1920

Article detailing automobile accident involving the owner Klaas Landweer and his companion who ran into a tree with their 16 cylinder Cadillac. “In 1932 Klaas Landeweer driving a nearly new V16 Cadillac with a speed of about 120 km / h against a tree. Klaas Landeweer and his partner, the balloonist Delia Mouton, were taking several bone fractures. The Cadillac, which had a value of 20,000 guilders, caught fire and was completely destroyed.” Conam Auto History website [http://www.conam.info/historie/auto-importeurs-in-nederland/auto-importeurs-in-nederland-beschrijvingen2/2254-klaas-landeweer-utrecht]

Italian Cuisine – Dinner – Brick Oven Pizza – Kings Highway, Gravesend – Brooklyn

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

Waspydelic Relics

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© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

Gowyndolyn’s Dreadlocks – Printing-Books – Films & Games – West Harlem, 125th Street, NYC

Near Apollo Theatre – 125th Street © Frank H. Jump

Featured Fade – Fair & Square Ribbon – Joseph Loth & Company – Eric K. Washington

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Fair and Square Ribbon painted sign

This painted advertisement endures on the back of the former Joseph Loth & Company “Fair and Square” ribbon mill, built in 1886, on Amsterdam Avenue between West 150th and 151st Streets. The ad reads, “Fair and Square — This Label Is On The Best Ribbon Made.”

“In upper Manhattan, a block-long structure hulks like a stalwart old public building. But a faded ad painted in back reveals its delicate mission more than a century ago…”

Menuiserie – P. Carriou – Carpentry – Aix-en-Provence, FR – Ralph Hassoun

© Ralph Hassoun

© Ralph Hassoun

© Ralph Hassoun

Boxes & Paddocks for Pensioned [Horses] – La Seyne-sur-Mer, Toulon FR – Gaia Son

© Gaia Son

© Gaia Son

© Gaia Son

La Seyne-sur-Mer, or La Seyne is a commune in the Var department in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region in southeastern France. It is part of the agglomeration of Toulon, and is situated adjacent to the west of this city. – Wikipedia

Apparently, providing boxes and paddock space for horses is still a thriving industry in France – a service that offers “spa-like” conditions for your horse.

Mullins & Sons Furniture & Carpets – Sunset Park Industrial Park

© Frank H. Jump

Another Mullins vintage mural ad was seen from the elevated line off Broadway in Williamsburg and is featured on Kevin Walsh’s Forgotten-NY website- spotted during one of the first Forgotten Walks. [http://forgotten-ny.com/1999/01/on-broadway-brooklyns-broadway-el-has-a-fascinating-collection-of-old-advertising/]