Ghost Signs of NYC: Weber and Heilbroner

Frank Mastropolo
2 min readFeb 24
Weber and Heilbroner, 950 Sixth Avenue. Photo ©Frank Mastropolo

Weber and Heilbroner, “furnishers to men who know,” was a chain of men’s clothing stores founded by Milton Weber and Louis Heilbroner in 1902. The two entrepreneurs established their original haberdashery in about 1900 at 920 Third Avenue.

The company expanded rapidly. By 1910, an ad boasted nine Manhattan locations. Its ghost sign remains on the side of the Marbridge Building in Herald…

Frank Mastropolo

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