Flushing Ave In Maspeth

This is the neighborhood where I live. Today we take a look at my favorite hobby in New York, finding fading advertisements on buildings from decades ago

This is the neighborhood where I live. Today we take a look at my favorite hobby in New York, finding fading advertisements on buildings from decades ago. The main attraction is the old Bohack warehouse which still has the Bohack name on the smokestack. We also take a look at how to date a building sign from pre 1985 as well as look at some other interesting items.

The Bohack Smokestack

On The Outskirts Of Madison Square Park

The Madison Square Hotel where Jimmy Stewart and Henry Ford had adjoining rooms. The address where the band KISS used to rehearse on 23rd Street.

In our video today we take a look at the various places that make up the perimeter of Madison Square Park. The items covered in today’s video include:

The Madison Square Hotel where Jimmy Stewart and Henry Ford had adjoining rooms.

The Metlife Tower which was the tallest building in the world between 1909 and 1913.

The address where the band KISS used to rehearse on 23rd Street.

The site of the Wonder Drug Fire on 23rd St that claimed the lives of 12 Firemen.

The 5th Avenue Hotel which operated between 1859 to 1908 and hosted guests such as The Prince Of Wales and The Emperor Of Brazil.

Finishing at Worth Square.

Madison Square Park Walk

Today we take a short walk around Madison Square Park. I give you a few historic facts, but for the most part this video is just a walk around. This is where the first Christmas tree lighting

Today we take a short walk around Madison Square Park. I give you a few historic facts, but for the most part this video is just a walk around. This is where the first Christmas tree lighting in America took place.

East 26th Street – NYC

In today’s video we take a walk down East 26th Street to look at some of the historic sites located there

In today’s video we take a walk down East 26th Street to look at some of the historic sites located there. We begin with Broadway Alley which is soon to disappear, move on to the 69th Regiment Armory and then finish at the grounds of the original Madison Square Gardens.

Broadway Alley
69th Regiment Armory
Site of the original Madison Square Garden