The Apple Store in the landmarked Western Beef building is getting ready for its Dec 7 opening, but the most interesting part of the building (to me, anyway) is this odd sign for World Examining Works. The name comes up at another address in a 1930 directory and may have been a cloth sponging works. If anyone knows more, do tell.
More glass for Balazs...
...less meat scraps for the seagulls, here seen hunting for remnants between Balasz and Von Furstenberg.
I found this photo in a great flickr stream, everystreetinmanhattan: Here's what used to be before the Cooper Square Hotel knocked down the block: