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]
Another great arrow sign, but one I have no information on. (I’m hoping this post reaches someone who can [Read More]
You might’ve guessed by now that I love vintage signs. But the subcategory that always gets me is signs with [Read More]
Built in 1904 (by David Jacks, the man that Monterey Jack cheese is named after, but that’s an entirely [Read More]
The Mexico Theater in San Jose probably holds the record for the most confusing history of a local theater. It [Read More]