Ghost Signs of NYC: Children’s Wear

Photo by Frank Mastropolo

Avenue A was for decades the neighborhood to shop for baby carriages, strollers, cribs and toys. Ben’s Juvenile Mart and Schachter’s Babyland, with its kiddie horse ride in front, were a few doors apart near East 6th Street. Schneider’s Juvenile Furniture on the corner of 2nd Street was the last to leave the area in 2004.

If you crossed Avenue A from Schneider’s you would find a children’s wear store…

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