Art, Astoria, Video
Sep 18, 2014

The Fonts of Astoria and LIC (and Brooklyn)

I’ve always loved this storefront and its signage. Thanks to AlexNYC on Astorians, we were tipped off to this great video over on Gothamist, Type Safari, where James Victore, a (…)

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I’ve always loved this storefront and its signage.

Thanks to AlexNYC on Astorians, we were tipped off to this great video over on Gothamist, Type Safari, where James Victore, a Brooklyn-based artist and designer, checks out public fonts. The video starts in Astoria, then heads to LIC, and finally ends in Brooklyn. It is fun to see all the different fonts—can you figure out where the different stops are in the neighborhood?

Video: A Font Tour Of Brooklyn And Queens [Gothamist]

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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