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]
Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages is San Jose's oldest running shop, dating back to 1908.
I sketched this “empty sign” in San Jose’s Japantown years ago, before I knew it’s [Read More]
Another Empty sign, an intriguing Googie sign with just the words ‘Mexican Food’ [Read More]