Wednesday, October 22, 2003

NOBODY KNEW what I was talking about, and I guess I didn't either. I was picturing the aforementioned corner-grocery signage as sort of a wallpaper border at the top of a window -- and potentially along the top of one wall of our theoretically remodeled kitchen. What I found when I went in search of what I thought I remembered was something different, and something in disrepair. These windows are from Congress Market (left) and the Lincoln Park Market, both in the Capitol Hill neighborhood:


I doubt the Coke people are still making window dressing that looks like this; the typeface and the backgrounds are giveaways of a certain vintage, and they're what I find appealing.

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