The Center Paint Company sign is probably from 1955. The store moved to the current location in 1965, but the sign [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.
Dick’s Center was a part of a family-owned grocery store chain owned by Dick Yee. The first supermarket [Read More]
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]