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Royal Lace Paper Works, Inc – Lorimer Street – Greenpoint, Brooklyn

© Vincenzo Aiosa

LIFE Magazine – October 10, 1955 – Google Books

© Vincenzo Aiosa

Life Magazine – April 26, 1954 – Google Books – CLICK FOR LARGER IMAGE

eBay

© Vincenzo Aiosa

 Available in many gay, colorful and completely new patterns [that] never fades, never curls.

Gruhn Guitars Revisited – Nashville, TN – August 2009

© Frank H. Jump

After posting Alison Fraser’s feature at the end of March, I decided to dig in my archive of our cross-country RV trip and look what I found. I knew it looked familiar!

American-National Bag & Burlap Co – Rap-Id-Wrap – Tubing & Burlap Co – Bergen Street – Crown Heights, Brooklyn 1998

© Frank H. Jump

White Castle – East Ward Missionary – Bronx – Queens Correspondent, Marie Anne O’Donnell

Animation by FHJ – © Marie Anne O’Donnell

Entranceway Stairs Kick Back Tiles – Gryphon & Butterfly – Manhattan Avenue, Greenpoint

860 Manhattan Avenue just south of Milton on west side. © Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

© Frank H. Jump

Maggi Billboard – Olympic Electric – Sayyidah Zaynab Square, Cairo – Uptown Correspondent, Iman R. Abdulfattah

© Iman R. Abdulfattah

© Iman R. Abdulfattah

© Iman R. Abdulfattah

IMAN: My final contribution from Cairo: the ads are rather dull (both the typography and companies advertised), but the high concentration of ads in this area is visually interesting and says a lot about cityscape.

FAB: Just got your upload. So, the Maggi ad is self-explanatory. What does the other one say? I see “olympics” or is that a car logo?

IMAN: The ad on the right is for an appliance company called Olympic Electric, but it is also a palimpsest as the black text is an ad for an advertising company called Diana.

A&P Supermarket – Calyer & Lorimer – Greenpoint, Brooklyn

© Frank H. Jump

Hue and saturation © Frank H. Jump

Formerly posted in Fading Ads of Greenpoint Walking Tour 2013 © Frank H. Jump

Johnstone Supply – Air Conditioning – Refrigeration – Heating Parts & Supplies – Coney Island Avenue, Brooklyn

© Frank H. Jump

London Motors Service – Dodge – 475 Flushing Avenue – Williamsburg, Brooklyn

© Vincenzo Aiosa

Brooklyn Eagle – Courtesy of Fulton History

Featured Fade: Gruhn Guitars – Fine Selection of Used & New Instruments – Nashville, TN – Alison Fraser

We Pay Top Dollar For Used Guitars, Banjoes & Mandolins – FX by FHJ with Snapseed © Alison Fraser

(Thank you David Drake)