Wrong Time for Red Square

Posted on: November 19th, 2010 at 6:12 am by

The unofficial neighborhood time-keeper forgot to wind its watch, so to speak.  Red Square at 250 East Houston has yet to adjust its out-of-sequence rooftop clock back to Standard Time. Two weeks was a pretty fair grace period. Let’s see how long this lasts.

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The twin-clock itself was based on the “Askew” design of an M & Company watch featured in the Museum of Modern Art collection. Despite years of weathering, the block lettering of M&Co is still somewhat legible. Just break out the binoculars.

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Forgotten NY recently published a piece on this once-controversial Lower East Side development.

And speaking of Lenin…

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