A lime green boxcar with an Orchard Supply Hardware logo painted on it’s side sits in History Park, San Jose. [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 Center Paint Company sign is probably from 1955. The store moved to the current location in 1965, but the sign [Read More]
Dick’s Center was a part of a family-owned grocery store chain owned by Dick Yee. The first supermarket [Read More]
Records put the construction of the first phase of Almaden Center down to 1964. (Thank you Frank Langben for [Read More]
Y Not was originally a bar, which explains why the sign resembles a martini glass. But it’s been an adult toy [Read More]
Though the U-Save store in San Jose is an independent store, it would have once been a part of a U-Save chain of [Read More]