Culture on the Cheap
From The New York Shitty Inbox: North 12 Street Gets Lit
Filed under: 11211, 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic, Williamsburg, Williamsburg Brooklyn
2600 (who sent the above image) writes:
Vertuccio’s Pizza installed a neon sign today, next to their spy cam, right across from the Green Dome garden. It is time for them to take both down and leave.
My knee jerk reaction to this (after cringing, that is) was to check the Department of Buildings to see if they has a permit for this sign. Sure enough, they do. What I found particularly intriguing was this passage in said permit:
Not knowing offhand about how big McCarren Park is, I decided to consult Google Maps. Vertuccio’s location (232 North 12 Street) is indicated with an “A”.
For those of you who are not in the know an acre is 43,560 square feet. Hmm…