/ by Michael Arthur

   Sign Of The Times: Kentile Floors  on Flickr.  I drew this for a New York Times sketchbook report about Summer In The City a few years ago—back when I had a studio directly across from the Kentile sign. I stood in the window at the top of the stairwell and captured it one hot August afternoon. Last week, most of the sign was removed and now my neighborhood looks a little less unique. Soon, the ghost of the Kentile Floor factory will be nothing more than sky. Into the next…

Sign Of The Times: Kentile Floors on Flickr.

I drew this for a New York Times sketchbook report about Summer In The City a few years ago—back when I had a studio directly across from the Kentile sign. I stood in the window at the top of the stairwell and captured it one hot August afternoon. Last week, most of the sign was removed and now my neighborhood looks a little less unique. Soon, the ghost of the Kentile Floor factory will be nothing more than sky. Into the next…