Ghost Signs of NYC: Neil’s Coffee Shop

Frank Mastropolo
2 min readMar 20
Neil’s Coffee Shop. Photo ©Frank Mastropolo

It’s sad to report that Neil’s Coffee Shop, a mainstay eatery of the Upper East Side, was evicted in March 2023 after years of court battles and about $1 million in unpaid rent. Longtime owner Christo Kaloudis filed for bankruptcy in September 2022 and died in early 2023.

“In late February, the landlord successfully dismissed the bankruptcy proceedings in the wake of Kaloudis’ Jan. 3 death,”…

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