Architectural Artifacts: The Sign Outlasted the Dealer


I’m sure you all can come up with examples of so-called “ghost signs”, but these scattered along this stretch of Broadway, in Albany, NY stand out.


Of course, winter might be the perfect season for this. Like me, everything is in hibernation, awaiting a fresh start in spring. (The really big truck shows up Wednesday.)


Some logos are timeless, a fact that this former cornbinder dealership confirms.


On the other hand, there’s also the danger of outliving the brand you’re advertising.