Old Signs of Havemeyer Street – Brooklyn

These vintage signs were spotted on a recent walk along Havemeyer Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.  As far as I know all these businesses are still operating.

Incidentally, Havemeyer was the name of a 19th family that dealt in manufactured sugar products, a Williamsburg tradition largely forgotten, except for the massive Domino plant along the river.

 

Natan Borlam - Childrens and Ladies Wear

 

 

Jack's Cancellation Shoes

 

 

Julie's Travel and Insurance

 

 

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http://www.createdbymattlogan.com/ MUSIC Classically trained cellist. Attended Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University - degree in Music Composition, and three years of recording arts and audio electrical engineering. Multiple works for chamber groups and orchestra have been produced and performed. Singer-songwriter with rock and folk roots.. Electronica. Today, it's about mashing together all these things into improbable hybrids. Also, a longtime educator of music. PHOTOGRAPHY Unpredictable and in the moment is what I love. Streets, architecture, and people. Ruined places. History. Frozen moments. Great love for imagines wrought by beautiful mystery of film and vintage cheapy cameras. WRITING The vague, ephemeral. The historical - the ghosts behind the veil of time. Delving deeply into the intricacies of our physical and cultural world. Relaying memory and longing. And sometimes the absurd. Life runs deep. Life

Posted on October 3, 2011, in NYC past, NYC present, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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