This is likely part of a set for Boardwalk Empire, which has filmed on this very block. (We also saw a former Boardwalk Empire set earlier this month in Sunset Park.) It's certainly not an actual historic establishment, at any rate, although the fading painted sign at right (close-up) looks to be authentic, uncovered as these storefronts were being given a makeover. Check out the transformation of this block, especially the buildings just south of here, between January and August of last year.
So cool to see, and I loved seeing the Jan. and Aug. comparisons. Wonder what it’s like to live in a neighborhood with long term film sets around.