Re: Those vertical signs.
- --- In email@example.com, "mrcooby" <x779@w...> wrote:
> --- In Don Wagner <overit@n...> wrote:the oldest
> > Hey Lou!
> > I love the vertical signs too, in whatever form they took. One of
> > theatres still operating here in NYC is the New Amsterdam, builtin 1903. The
> > original signage is long gone but it was replaced by this art decobeauty in
> > believe in the 50s. At the top of the sign is a clock, and for along as I
> > can remember it was stopped at about 2:50. Disney took over thetheatre,
> > restored it and the Lion King has been there forever. The firsttime I saw
> > the restored theatre from the street I looked for the clock, andsure enough,
> > it was running, the lights were flashing and it was beautiful. Doyou know I
> > actually got all choked up standing there on 42nd Street allbecause a silly
> > clock was working? What a load of sentimental hooey! ;-)you who cared, too.
> Not at all. That told you that there was someone else out there like
For another account of the importance of Verticals, see this
discussion in the Comments section about the RIVERSIDE: