CENTRE CROOK, Little Italy

by Kevin Walsh

I’m thankful that a small number of “original” bishop crook lamps from the early 20th Century have been allowed to stand (mostly by default, but now most are landmarked) like this one at Grand and Centre Streets, which is still there.

1978 photo by NYC’s King of Lampposts, Bob Mulero



chris November 27, 2014 - 11:52 pm

Lets see some of them pagoda shaped lamposts in chinatown
-Mike Doogan

Chris November 29, 2014 - 8:29 am

Looking at it these days it seems landmarking requires the maintenance of the lean.
We wouldn’t want to change the angle of that tower in Pisa, either.


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