Sam’s Downtown Feed & Pet Supply is a wonderful store to wander around. You’ll see all sorts of [Read More]
This site documents the disappearing vintage signage of San Jose, California, captured through Urban Sketches. Know of a sign I haven’t sketched yet? Or a story connected to a sign? I’d love to hear from you. Use the contact page and get in touch.
Now renamed 5 Spot Chivas Grill, this restaurant was built in 1931, and may be the oldest drive-in restaurant in [Read More]
Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages is San Jose's oldest running shop, dating back to 1908.
The great thing about small store signs is that I see the neon tubing, the wiring...all the stuff that makes it so [Read More]
Rumor has it that La Villa still sells about 1000 boxes of raviolis a week and the day or two before Christmas, [Read More]
I sketched this “empty sign” in San Jose’s Japantown years ago, before I knew it’s [Read More]