Perhaps no sign in San Jose is as beloved to people in the city than the Dancing Pig ( with a bowtie) that belonged [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.
If you haven’t eaten at Falafel’s Drive-In, go now. And then grab your falafel sandwich and some spicy [Read More]
Orchard Supply was originally established by prune farmers as a cooperative during the Great Depression. Each [Read More]
All our vintage signs are part of San Jose’s history, but Kentucky Fried Chicken Bucket sign is extra [Read More]
Sands Motel is located on Monterey Highway which was more traveled in the 1960’s. Today many of the [Read More]
Westside Billiards has been around since about 1947. The neon lettering and the 6-pointed star were probably part [Read More]