Spotted On Greenpoint Avenue: Going, Going…

Syrup of figs

Those of you who love vintage/faded advertisements take note: one of the finest examples our city has to offer, the Syrup of Figs ad at 96 Greenpoint Avenue (as seen above), will not be with us much longer. Follows is why:

Plywoodfence94gptavenue

Permits

a four story, eight family apartment building is slated to “move in” next door. Those of you who have always wanted to revisit and/or photograph this gem but never got around to it the time is now. Once the plywood fence of death goes up (and it has) the clock is ticking….

Greenpoint Photo du Jour: Syrup of Figs

March 31, 2012 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Taken March 30, 2012.

New York Shitty Day Starter: Detail

April 10, 2011 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

Taken by njeyn.

Miss Heather

Greenpoint Photo Du Jour: Syrup of Figs

December 17, 2009 ·
Filed under: 11222, Greenpoint, Greenpoint Brooklyn, Greenpoint Magic 

SOF

From Greenpoint Avenue.

Miss Heather