You might have passed this sign for the City Center Hotel in San Jose. While it might not look like much today, [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.
Across the street from the recently closed Mel Cotton’s is Hill’s Flowers, which has been around since [Read More]
Mel Cotton’s Sporting Goods “Where Successful Adventures Begin” just closed down after being in [Read More]
Built in 1953 when the plaza was constructed, this whimsical sign with a rotating carousel on top just received [Read More]
Mark’s Hot Dogs is one of the oldest fast food joints in San Jose. Mark Yuram originally set up a little hot dog [Read More]
If I took you to Supreme Donuts, in a little strip mall where Foxworthy Avenue meets Almaden Expressway, [Read More]