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It took James and Karla Murray over eight years to make a photo series about little shops in New York. By now one third of these shops are closed. Their book is filled with photos of these bankrupt stores that represent nothing more than a vague memory. (Above VESUVIO BAKERY – Soho, 2004).

katyscandy OLD SHOPS

KATY’S CANDY STORE – In business from 1969 to 2007  - Brooklyn, 2004.         ”I speak three languages: English, Spanish, and Motherfucker.” Katy Keyzer, the owner.

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RALPH’S DISCOUNT CITY – In business from 1963 to 2007 – Manhattan, 2004.

zigzag 600x473 OLD SHOPS

ZIG ZAG RECORDS – Brooklyn, 2004.

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M&G SOUL FOOD DINER – Harlem, 2006.

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CLAREMONT LIQUORS  - The Bronx, 2004.

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LENOX LOUNGE – Manhattan, 2004.

filmcenter700 600x380 OLD SHOPS

FILM CENTER CAFE – Manhattan 2001.

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EMEY’S BICYCLES – Manhattan, 2003.

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SMITH’S BAR – In business since 1954 – Manhattan, 2004.

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IDEAL DINETTES – In business from 1953 to 2008 – Brooklyn, 2004.

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IDEAL HOSIERY – Manhattan, 2004.

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BRITE LITE BARBER SHOP – Harlem, 2004.

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R & R SELF SERVICE – Brooklyn, 2006.

clover700 600x350 OLD SHOPS

CLOVER DELICATESSEN – In business since 1948 – Manhattan, 2004.

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STAR DECORATORS – Brooklyn, 2005.

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OTTOMANELLI & SONS – In business since 1935 – Manhattan, 2005.

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CHEYENNE DINER – In business from 1940 to 2008 – Manhattan, 2004.

lollypop700 600x418 OLD SHOPS

THE LOLLY POP CANDY STORE – Queens, 2003.

yonah700 600x392 OLD SHOPS

YONAH SHIMMEL KNISH BAKERY – In business since 1910 – Manhattan, 2004.

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