City Cleaners on Race Street, San Jose dates back to the 40s or 50s.
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.
Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages is San Jose's oldest running shop, dating back to 1908.
The great thing about small store signs is that I see the neon tubing, the wiring...all the stuff that makes it so [Read More]
Rumor has it that La Villa still sells about 1000 boxes of raviolis a week and the day or two before Christmas, [Read More]
Andy's Pet Shop has the most beautiful macaw in their sign. Currently, he sits in the back room of the store, [Read More]
The Card Mart neon sign is an early example of the work of Electrical Products Corp., once the largest manufacturer [Read More]