Built in 1953 when the plaza was constructed, this whimsical sign with a rotating carousel on top just received [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.
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]