A picture of change in a Brooklyn neighborhood: Jim and Andy Fruit and Produce Market gives way to a bar, Congress, which smartly keeps the beautiful old hand-painted sign. #brooklyn #cobblehill #bars #taverns #storefronts #ig_signage #signgeeks #rous_roadsigns #americana #retail #downtowns

A picture of change in a Brooklyn neighborhood: Jim and Andy Fruit and Produce Market gives way to a bar, Congress, which smartly keeps the beautiful old hand-painted sign. #brooklyn #cobblehill #bars #taverns #storefronts #ig_signage #signgeeks #rous_roadsigns #americana #retail #downtowns

Hope the day comes when the neon of the long-closed Long Island Restaurant in Cobble Hill shines again. #neon #cobblehill #brooklyn #restaurants #oldsigns #signgeeks #cursive #typenerd #bar #noir #nyc

Hope the day comes when the neon of the long-closed Long Island Restaurant in Cobble Hill shines again. #neon #cobblehill #brooklyn #restaurants #oldsigns #signgeeks #cursive #typenerd #bar #noir #nyc

Caution! The yellow line on the edge of the Carroll Street subway platform receives a fresh coat of paint. #subway #brooklyn #cobblehill

Caution! The yellow line on the edge of the Carroll Street subway platform receives a fresh coat of paint. #subway #brooklyn #cobblehill

Staubitz Market, serving Cobble Hill since 1917. The neon sign in the window displays the shop’s number in the old-school format: MAIN4-0014. That is still its number, though now we write 624-0014. #neon #vintage #retro #brooklyn #cobblehill #butcher #meat #retail #phones #telephones  (Taken with Instagram)

Staubitz Market, serving Cobble Hill since 1917. The neon sign in the window displays the shop’s number in the old-school format: MAIN4-0014. That is still its number, though now we write 624-0014. #neon #vintage #retro #brooklyn #cobblehill #butcher #meat #retail #phones #telephones (Taken with Instagram)