This seemingly abandoned storefront has been shuttered since 2007, at the latest. How many of its steam tables and kitchen hoods, I wonder, are still in service?
Also shown, from down the avenue: a former showroom, whose celebrated parent company ceased production a half-century ago. Although few Studebakers still take to the road, the most influential have been reverently preserved.
Restaurant equipment, counter steam table
Surviving signage, 1415 Bedford Ave. (St. Marks Ave.-Prospect Pl.), Crown Heights, Brooklyn