Coffin Company Is Latest Brooklyn Casualty

Not the final resting spot?

Today’s news that iconic-yet-creepy South Brooklyn Casket Company might be (dearly) departing Gowanus has prompted a flurry of bad elegiac jokes.

According to Brooklyn Papers:

The company is looking at industrial sites in Long Island City — and neighbors are treating it like a funeral.

And when the lot goes on the market?

They’ll make a killing selling their property.

Curbed then piles on the wisecracking dirt with a nice set up about the coffin makers’ inevitable condominium replacement:

…how about calling the place The Eternity?

– Chris Shott Coffin Company Is Latest Brooklyn Casualty