Great book Bought it as a gift for my hubby and he loved it This is the most ph. The New York Times pick in A Holiday Gift Guide for Hardcover Fans A Publishers Weekly pick in Holiday Gift Guide Illustrated Gift Books A Photographic and Historical Record of the City s Vanishing Advertisements
As The Great City Of the great city of York moves changes and evolves every day the few remnants of its past go unnoticed New York City s ghost signs advertisements painted across the facades of buildings that date back to the th century are often invisible to the busy
Ben Passikoff ´ 5 reviewEnomenal book about New
City Ever I Grew UpEver I grew up NY and remember all of the Ew Yorker but defiantly conspicuous if only we turn our eyes and look upwards These faded representations of the city s rich economic and social history are slowly disappearing before our eyes but not before they were captured by this photographer s lens At the tender age of sixteen Ben Passikoff roamed around Manhattan with his camera to document these fascinating signs hand painted messages written all over the city This photographic collection features signs pain. ,
All signs This book is so interesting and well put together Kudos to Mr Passikoff. Ted in the s as well as in the st century signs that advertise funeral homes meat and underwear
Signs Stretched Across Iconic Buildingsstretched across iconic buildings even signs that are
No Longer Legible Usinglonger legible Using photographs as a looking glass into the past Passikoff provides insightful commentary on the economic social and historical significance of commerce in New York City and its vanishing ghost signs now preserved in this photographic record NOTA El libro no est en espa ol sino en ingl.