Witty Brothers

Remembering the Forgotten Rooftop Sign of Monk Eastman’s Eldridge Street Tailor

Last modified December 10, 2020 at 9:16 am

Sitting atop an Eldridge Street tenement, weathered by time and atmosphere, is a rusty remnant of the past. It dates back nearly a century, yet remains part of the Lower East Side skyline. The advertecture once boasted sky-high lettering for Witty Brothers, the famous turn-of-the-century clothier who dressed Monk Eastman. The warehouse-looking building at 50-52 […]

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