The Ann Darling Shopping center is where the Food Bowl sign stands. The sign dates back to 1959. Yet another [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.
Googie signs are the best, there’s such an air of optimism to their almost-brash, futuristic look. When you [Read More]
I remember an evening of dinner and live music at Garden City, not so long ago. Okay, maybe it’s been 15ish [Read More]
Century 21 Theater opened in 1964, the finest in a series of dome theaters designed by Vincent Raney. Century 21 [Read More]
Flamingo Motel. Once almost shutdown, but now (with hotel and sign) in working condition. Classic ‘neon [Read More]
Sherwood Inn sits in Lincoln Glen Center, home to some great signage including the very intriguing Sputniks Donuts [Read More]