Coming Soon: Schames Paint Supply at 90 Delancey

Posted on: May 11th, 2010 at 6:27 am by

Roughly forty-eight hours after strong winds violently revealed the ghost of Vicmarr Electronics’ past on Delancey, there is now a fresh canopy in place.  Yesterday afternoon, a pair of workers on ladders installed the new store signage for Schames Paint Supply, which is relocating north from its perennial Essex Street HQ.

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Thanks to the demolition of 5 Essex Street earlier this year, the longtime HQ of M. Schames and Son next door was dangerously destabilized.  The DOB slapped a full vacate order on the property, which prompted the paint business to move elsewhere.  90 Delancey is now officially their new home. However, as the bright-red signage indicates, the name is truncated to Schames Paint Supply and is part of the Benjamin Moore franchise “signature store program” (provides incentives to independents in return for prominent BM placement).

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Too bad that old signage did not follow them…

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