Friday, November 28, 2014

Follow us:
Follow @NY1 on Twitter Follow NY1 News on Facebook Follow NY1 News on Google+ Subscribe to this news feed 


Brooklyn's Iconic 'Kentile Floors' Sign Coming Down

  • Text size: + -
TWC News: Brooklyn's Iconic 'Kentile Floors' Sign Coming Down
Play now

Time Warner Cable video customers:
Sign in with your TWC ID to access our video clips.

  To view our videos, you need to
enable JavaScript. Learn how.
install Adobe Flash 9 or above. Install now.

Then come back here and refresh the page.

An iconic Brooklyn sign is coming down but its letters will be preserved.

The eight-story Kentile Floors sign on 9th Street is set to be demolished, but its owner says the letters will be saved and donated to the not-for-profit Gowanus Alliance, which may re-install them in another location.

The sign is more than 50 years old.

It needs to be torn down because of the deteriorating condition of the roof and other structural problems made worse by Hurricane Sandy. ClientIP:, UserAgent: CCBot/2.0 ( Profile: TWCSAMLSP