Day 825

The pacifier trees of 48th Street

April 3rd, 2014

There are dozens and dozens of colorful pacifiers hanging from the branches of the trees outside this apartment building. The collection was apparently started by a former superintendent, who would often find the things lying on the ground — there are lots of babies here in Borough Park — and it's since become a neighborhood institution, with local children adding their own binkies when they finally outgrow them.

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