Towne Theater now stands where Hester theater once stood. And the Hester was the first neighborhood theater in San [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.
The residents of San Jose certainly loved their theaters. They had large theaters in downtown San Jose, as well as [Read More]
You might have passed this sign for the City Center Hotel in San Jose. While it might not look like much today, [Read More]
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]