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Title Sign: "Faro Shoes Service", 155 4th St., Hoboken, n.d., ca. 1970s-1980s.
Object Name Sign, trade
Catalog Number 2002.050.0001
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Collection.
Description Exterior wall mounted, single-sided sign "Faro Shoes Service" from 155 Fourth St., Hoboken. Single sided 1/2" plywood, 24" high x 96" long with with applied block letters (10"h) and a shoe (in profile) each end cut from 1/2" plywood. Clamshell edge molding, 1/2" thick x 1-3/8" wide. Entirely painted in white.

Owner was Faro DeBari. In the late 1980's the shop also had a sign as "Faro & Tarakjian Cleaners." They moved to west side of Washington St. just south of Fifth in the early 1990's. Their previous location was taken over by an vintage clothing and antiques dealer, Sharon Florio.

Per Robert Foster: the lettering on the sign was originally red but in the late 1990's a person with access to where it was stored, repainted the entire sign white.
Date 1970-1995
Year Range from 1970
Year Range to 1995
People DeBari, Faro
Search Terms Faro Shoes Service
155 Fourth St.
Faro & Tarakjian Cleaners
Classification Signs
Business & Commerce