Older sidewalks, like this one in Brooklyn Heights, often include metal name plates identifying the manufacturer. Most of them went out of business decades ago.

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2 Responses to KEEP LOOKING DOWN

  1. Victoria says:

    But not all! I found a LaPietra one on Carroll St. Established 1971.

  2. Ruby says:

    Wow! I just found your blog, and I love it. I hate to see old unique things disappear and get replaced by interchangeable soulless substitutes. Your blog about street names being replaced by a numeric system is a perfect example. Maybe New Yorkers will decide they like their history and refuse to let these big developers chip away at their city anymore.

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