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.
Who doesn’t love a great arrow sign? M&R Auto sure has one: this arrow might not light up completely anymore, [Read More]
University Art in San Jose was our last independent Art Store in the South Bay. And it’s gone now. 20ish [Read More]
It’s finally here! The book Sign of the Times is here. Over 80 urban sketches of vintage neon signs. Sketched over [Read More]
Sam’s Downtown Feed & Pet Supply is a wonderful store to wander around. You’ll see all sorts of [Read More]
Now renamed 5 Spot Chivas Grill, this restaurant was built in 1931, and may be the oldest drive-in restaurant in [Read More]