Sunday, August 26, 2007

Out of Fashion

Petticoats or jeans. Times change.

Sneak Jeans
160 Delancy Street

Garment Center Showroom

Gee Whiz

While this manufacturer's showroom was in the city, its factory was in New Jersey. Out of business now, you can still find some of its beautiful hand-rolled scarves on eBay. Alas, not the clock.

Sally Gee
1 West 37th Street

It's Only a Paper Box

Manufacturing -- not shopping -- was once the main business on Lower Broadway. Sadly, most firms have either relocated or gone out of business. Thankfully, A. Fleisig has chosen to stay around. And fix its clock too.

A. Fleisig
434 Broadway