Dick’s Center was a part of a family-owned grocery store chain owned by Dick Yee. The first supermarket [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.
Records put the construction of the first phase of Almaden Center down to 1964. (Thank you Frank Langben for [Read More]
Y Not was originally a bar, which explains why the sign resembles a martini glass. But it’s been an adult toy [Read More]
Just yesterday, the Mercury News ran this piece announcing that Wing’s Chinese Restaurant is closing. I [Read More]
If you, like me, thought there might be a connection between this store’s name and the famous Mr. T, then [Read More]
Built in 1950 by Richard Borg and designed by Alexander Cantin, this theater was one of many theaters in San Jose [Read More]