Sunday, December 27, 2015

Empire Diner. Closed. Chelsea, NYC

Empire Diner is located inside a 1946 Fodero Dining Car. The#miniature stainless steel stylized Empire State Building replica was installed on its roof in 1976. In late 2009 the diner closed after lease renewal negotiations with its landlord failed. The@empirestatebldg Replica was removed. In 2010 the diner reopened with a new name only to close again and reopen with its original name, but it has now just closed again due to non-payment of rent. Photo from 2008 appears in our book "New York Nights" along with full interview with owner. We absolutely love this #vintage #diner and its amazing#handpainted #signage. 

An assortment of NEW Prints are now available. Our limited edition signed prints range in size from 20x24 to 40x50 inches as well as a few select 11x14 prints. All C-prints are printed on Kodak Professional Endura Lustre Paper. Contact us by email or direct message for pricing and more info. Also available are signed copies of both Store Front and Store Front II.

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