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Brooklyn, New York: Lindsay For Mayor Sign

A painted billboard, ghost sign over 50 years old, for New York's "Fun City" mayor. Uncovered in 2016, lasted only a short time before it was partly covered by jerks with spray paint.

Address:
Bedford Ave., Brooklyn, NY
Directions:
On the east side of Bedford Ave. at its intersection with Foster and Flatbush Aves. The sign faces north.
Admission:
Free
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Lindsay For Mayor Sign.

Lindsay For Mayor Sign

Pretty interesting stop. Sadly graffiti has covered part of it.

[ConorNNS, 06/08/2023]

Would a tough-on-crime Mayor Lindsay incarcerate those airborne art miscreants?

Lindsay for Mayor.

Lindsay For Mayor Sign

This painted sign is for John Lindsay for Mayor from the year 1965. It is still visible on a wall in Brooklyn.

[Erik Lander, 05/02/2016]

Lindsay is remembered for calling New York "Fun City" during years when it really was not. For years this sign had been covered by a billboard attached to the wall, which accidentally preserved the painted sign underneath.


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