Dick’s Center was a part of a family-owned grocery store chain owned by Dick Yee. The first supermarket [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.
Records put the construction of the first phase of Almaden Center down to 1964. (Thank you Frank Langben for [Read More]
Y Not was originally a bar, which explains why the sign resembles a martini glass. But it’s been an adult toy [Read More]
Though the U-Save store in San Jose is an independent store, it would have once been a part of a U-Save chain of [Read More]
Another great arrow sign, but one I have no information on. (I’m hoping this post reaches someone who can [Read More]
Just yesterday, the Mercury News ran this piece announcing that Wing’s Chinese Restaurant is closing. I [Read More]