A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from April 13, 2015
“The house isn’t under construction—kids just live here”

"The house isn’t under construction—kids just live here” is a popular house sign. “The house isn’t under construction...kids just live here” has been cited in print since at least 2007.


Sweet ‘n’ Simple—Quotes and Sayings
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2007
POSTED BY TORI GOODRICH AT 9:07 AM
Family and Friends
(...)
The house isn’t under construction . . .kids just live here

My Vinyl Creations
FRIDAY, JANUARY 4, 2008
Quotes - Humor
HUMOR
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The house isn’t under construction...kids just live here

Twitter
CinnamonScraps
‏@CinnamonScraps
this house isn’t under construction...kids just live here
7:13 AM - 16 Oct 2009

Twitter
Meredith Wood
‏@meredith_s_wood
The sign over my kitchen doorway reads: This house isn’t under construction, kids just live here.
11:27 AM - 15 Feb 2010

Time 4 Me
TUESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2011
Under Construction
I was at one of my clients homes yesterday and she has a wooden plaque with the cutest saying in vinyl on it. I will be calling my friend Tiffany Bingham with Simple Inspirations Vinyl asap to have one made up for myself. The plaque read....."No, this house isn’t under construction. Children live here!”

Twitter
JKBlondeGirl
‏@JKsBlondegirl
@angela1301 Absolutely!! ‘No my house isn’t under construction, children live here!’
1:44 PM - 13 Aug 2013

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Monday, April 13, 2015 • Permalink