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Category Archives: signs
By john | Published: 2007/08/24
I don’t know what this ghost sign said, besides “IAN, DOW & CO.” It seems likely that we’re missing some text from the beginning.
By john | Published: 2007/07/13
By john | Published: 2007/06/08
By john | Published: 2007/05/24
It’s meant to look like a theater, but it’s a restaurant, on the Kemah (Texas) boardwalk. Kemah is on Galveston Bay, southeast of Houston.
By john | Published: 2007/05/03
By john | Published: 2007/03/27
By john | Published: 2007/03/26
One of the best signs on the strip. They just took down the Stardust — will the Frontier be next? It’s one of the last of the classic old casinos left.
By john | Published: 2007/01/22
At the summit of Horn Pond Mountain, there is a fence which surrounds some sort of small abandoned quarry or pit. I love the way this sign looks with the color saturation cranked way up.
By john | Published: 2007/01/05
By john | Published: 2007/01/02
The Battle Green Inn, in Lexington center, will be torn down soon to make way for some condos. Few will miss it, but it does provide one of the few interesting neon signs in Lexington.
By john | Published: 2006/11/03
Cleanup time at Pike Place Market in Seattle. Thomas Hawk has a nice collection of photos from his recent trip to Seattle, including a unique one of the back of this sign.
By john | Published: 2004/07/26
At Buck’s Harbor, there really is (still) a Condon’s Garage. In fact it looks a lot like the drawing in Robert McCloskey‘s wonderful , though Dick Condon passed away in 1987. Cousins Phillip Condon and Donald Condon run the place now.
By john | Published: 2003/10/15
This fun street art can be found on the Minuteman Bikeway, in Lexington. The artist is Caleb Neelon, aka Sonik 3000.