Century 21 Theater opened in 1964, the finest in a series of dome theaters designed by Vincent Raney. Century 21 [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.
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]
If you haven’t eaten at Falafel’s Drive-In, go now. And then grab your falafel sandwich and some spicy [Read More]
Orchard Supply was originally established by prune farmers as a cooperative during the Great Depression. Each [Read More]
All our vintage signs are part of San Jose’s history, but Kentucky Fried Chicken Bucket sign is extra [Read More]