Wednesday, February 28, 2018


In October 2017, a building in the 900 block of State Avenue started to fall apart.
It, and a neighbor were demolished, revealing this beauty.
You'll recognize the May, Stern names; they're so prevalent they have their own category among local ghost signs.

And this piece of artwork is signed.

Leaping to the southeast corner of Downtown and ahead to the late 20th Century, we find this ad for Grand Victoria Casino, nee Rising Star Casino.

It's usually covered by a vinyl beer ad.

Monday, February 12, 2018

Still in Northside

Pay no attention to the Merry sign.
We're looking at the sign hidden by a shorter building.

Even enlarged, it's hard to get a sense of this sign.

Something, Produce and Meats