Sands Motel is located on Monterey Highway which was more traveled in the 1960’s. Today many of the [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.
Westside Billiards has been around since about 1947. The neon lettering and the 6-pointed star were probably part [Read More]
This sign for Carlo Firato and Sons Delicatessen is from the 1920s and is one of the oldest signs in existence in [Read More]
This Wheel Works sign is from the 1950s. Ever wondered how neon signs are made? If you watch this [Read More]
Ritz Cleaners is now gone, as is the rest of the strip mall it stands in. It’s so easy to overlook these [Read More]
There are only a few of these older 7-Eleven signs left in San Jose. Did you know that the company’s first [Read More]