Mel Cotton’s Sporting Goods “Where Successful Adventures Begin” just closed down after being in [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.
Built in 1953 when the plaza was constructed, this whimsical sign with a rotating carousel on top just received [Read More]
Mark’s Hot Dogs is one of the oldest fast food joints in San Jose. Mark Yuram originally set up a little hot dog [Read More]
If I took you to Supreme Donuts, in a little strip mall where Foxworthy Avenue meets Almaden Expressway, [Read More]
When I sketched this sign in 2014, I knew it wouldn’t be around for long. The property had been sold and the [Read More]
Welcome to The Vintage Signs of San Jose. If you follow my personal blog, you will know I have been obsessed with [Read More]