Chiaramonte's Deli & Sausages is San Jose's oldest running shop, dating back to 1908.
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.
Rumor has it that La Villa still sells about 1000 boxes of raviolis a week and the day or two before Christmas, [Read More]
Andy's Pet Shop has the most beautiful macaw in their sign. Currently, he sits in the back room of the store, [Read More]
The Card Mart neon sign is an early example of the work of Electrical Products Corp., once the largest manufacturer [Read More]
San Jose's "Million Dollar Hotel", the Sainte Claire.
I’ve driven down this street countless times and never noticed this sign for Quiet Village. This pretty [Read More]