I sketched this “empty sign” in San Jose’s Japantown years ago, before I knew it’s [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.
The Ann Darling Shopping center is where the Food Bowl sign stands. The sign dates back to 1959. Yet another [Read More]
Googie signs are the best, there’s such an air of optimism to their almost-brash, futuristic look. When you [Read More]
I remember an evening of dinner and live music at Garden City, not so long ago. Okay, maybe it’s been 15ish [Read More]
Sherwood Inn sits in Lincoln Glen Center, home to some great signage including the very intriguing Sputniks Donuts [Read More]
If you haven’t eaten at Falafel’s Drive-In, go now. And then grab your falafel sandwich and some spicy [Read More]