Who doesn’t love a great arrow sign? M&R Auto sure has one: this arrow might not light up completely anymore, [Read More]
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Posts tagged neon sign
Now renamed 5 Spot Chivas Grill, this restaurant was built in 1931, and may be the oldest drive-in restaurant in [Read More]
Chiaramonte’s Deli & Sausages
Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages is San Jose's oldest running shop, dating back to 1908.
Empty Signs V: Ken Ying Low Chop Suey Restaurant
I sketched this “empty sign” in San Jose’s Japantown years ago, before I knew it’s [Read More]
Andy’s Pet Shop
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
The Card Mart neon sign is an early example of the work of Electrical Products Corp., once the largest manufacturer [Read More]