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Nothing beats a good style guide. And the MTA nailed it in the late 60s with an identity that’s recognizable to people the world over. Clarity, consistency, elegant forms—these are more than effective communication; these are works of art. – Trevor MacDermid, Designer, Underground Signs
Subway signs! --to hang in your place, Fab
Bring the streets of New York inside with Downtown & Brooklyn. Why would we bring you subway signs? Well, for any designer/enthusiast—with a real appreciation for typography—these original subway signs have significant value. Found all throughout NYC, your typical MTA sign is easy to take for granted, but in a more subjective way, these signs are some of the best examples of Helvetica in it's purest, most refined form. The Downtown and Brooklyn sign is for all design aficionados who simply ackno
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Macys art deco elevator. Downtown Brooklyn, formerly A&S. They had elevator operators until the early 90's. My stomach would drop every time that elevator lurched to a stop!
I said we have it all but I really didn't know that there was a hawk just hanging out in downtown Brooklyn
Downtown Brooklyn, NY Area of Pop's barber shop.
Downtown Brooklyn, seen from an alley off Clinton Street.
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Downtown Brooklyn in New York (2011)
Downtown Manhattan, New York City (by Ron Diel on Flickr)
Brooklyn Bridge #NYC
by Moeys Photography, via Flickr