Independence Community Bank Ghost Sign in NYC

Independence Community Bank Ghost Sign in NYC

I spotted this ghost sign for the Independence Community Bank across the street from the Newkirk Plaza subway station in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Apparently this was “the best banking value.” Fading Ad Blog has a better photo, taken 7 years ago when the sign was less deteriorated.

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Palace Hotel by Trowbridge & Livingston

Palace Hotel by Trowbridge & Livingston

Located at 2 New Montgomery St. in downtown San Francisco, the Palace Hotel was designed by NYC-based Trowbridge & Livingston and erected in 1909 on the site of the original hotel of the same name, which fell victim to the 1906 earthquake.
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Geppi’s Entertainment Museum

Geppi's Entertainment Museum in Baltimore

A museum of pop culture? Yes, please! Geppi’s Entertainment Museum in Baltimore is exactly that — “dedicated to presenting the story of popular culture since the nation’s earliest days in an entertaining and educational fashion so that our guests have the unique opportunity to walk through a timeline that parallels and is entwined with history as a whole.”
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