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Mapping New York City's Iconic Signs That Are No More

A subtle indication of a changing city are the iconic signs and signage it leaves behind. New York is no stranger to that loss, most recently seen in the South Bronx's History Channel billboard, which is being dismantled right now, according to DNAinfo. Signs and signage are suggestive of a city's industry, a recollection of its past, and a rallying point for the nostalgic. Some of the city's most well-known signs and signage are gone now—the catch: are they well-known because they're gone?—so let's take a look back at the ones we miss, shall we?

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