thursday in the hood

The other morning as I was crossing 42nd Street I looked up and saw this street sign Lincoln Highway.
I thought it might have been a prop from a movie but I was oh so wrong

Here's what I learned by Googling:

For more information about the Lincoln Highway and supporting its preservation contact the Lincoln Highway Association, P.O. Box 8117, St. Louis, MO 63156,
There are also several websites, the most authorative of which is James Lin's We also recommend The Lincoln Highway -- Main Street Across America, by Drake Hokanson, Box 85639, Tucson, AZ 85754; (800) 367-9242.

You can also click on the words Lincoln Highway in the opening paragraph and learn more about the sign and its installation in Times Square.