You might’ve guessed by now that I love vintage signs. But the subcategory that always gets me is signs with [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.
Did you know Cask ‘n Flask Liquors is the place in the South Bay to go seek out new and hard-to-find craft [Read More]
Researching vintage signs means I talk to people and look through newspaper clippings and websites to try to dig up [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]
On May 22nd, 2016, Cambrian Bowl finally closed it’s doors for good after 55 years. Since 1961, many leagues [Read More]
This has to be the most gigantic sign in San Jose. But besides the huge sign, Western Appliance is most notable for [Read More]