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. Now a Popeyes fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from July 10, 2019
“It used to be called ‘House Depot’ until they filled it with love”

“Love is what makes a house a home” is an old proverb. The Home Depot (an American home improvement supplies retailing company) was never called “House Depot,” but there are jokes.
   
“I want to meet the woman whose love finally turned House Depot into Home Depot” was posted on Twitter by Salman Farooq on May 9, 2012. “It used to be called “House Depot” until they filled it with love” was posted on Twitter by Amish PornStar™ on March 16, 2014.
   
   
Wikipedia: The Home Depot
The Home Depot Inc. or Home Depot is an American home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services. The company is headquartered at the Atlanta Store Support Center in unincorporated Cobb County, Georgia (with an Atlanta mailing address).
     
Twitter 
Salman Farooq
@ThenSalmanSaid
I want to meet the woman whose love finally turned House Depot into Home Depot
3:13 PM - 9 May 2012
 
Twitter
Amish PornStar™
@AmishPornStar1
It used to be called “House Depot” until they filled it with love.
3:56 PM - 16 Mar 2014
     
Twitter
Banksy of America (BoA)  🛡️
@molotovbouquet
I wonder,... was it just called “House Depot” until they filled it with love?
11:35 PM - 16 Mar 2014
     
Twitter
Amish PornStar™
@AmishPornStar1
You can pick up a lot of caulk, but you can’t find love at the House Depot!
Thanks for the cup @SparkCityComedy
#FF http://favstar.fm/users/SparkCityComedy
7:34 PM - 13 Dec 2014
     
Twitter
Amish PornStar™
@AmishPornStar1
You can find lust & sex at House Depot, but you can only find love at HOME Depot!
Thanks for the cup @Andrea__B__
http://favstar.fm/users/Andrea__B__ …
9:35 AM - 3 Jan 2015
     
Twitter
Amish PornStar™
@AmishPornStar1
Until they added love…it was just House Depot.
Thanks for the cup @TheCatWhisprer
#ff one of my faves: http://favstar.fm/users/TheCatWhisprer/tweets_of_the_day
11:48 PM - 19 Jun 2015
 
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The Cone of Uncertainty
@Okie_525
LITTLE KNOWN FACT: It was called House Depot until they filled it with love.
6:16 AM - 8 Oct 2018

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityBuildings/Housing/Parks • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 • Permalink


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