How much do I love terrazzo signs? A lot. This one in downtown Ferndale, MI is for the old Innes J. Davidson Jeweler, and the color and lettering are so beautiful that we should ponder this lovely O before moving on to the whole thing.
Located at 2 New Montgomery St. in downtown San Francisco, the
Palace Hotel was designed by NYC-based Trowbridge & Livingston and erected in 1909 on the site of the original hotel of the same name, which fell victim to the 1906 earthquake.
October 5, 2015
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I spotted this ghost sign for Schulze’s Butter Nut Bread on 18th St. just west of South Damen Ave., in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.
Jesus was here, and he hears you — spotted in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood.
Dabls’ African Bead Gallery and MBAD Museum is located at and around 6559 Grand River Ave. on Detroit’s Near Westside. The outdoor installation spans a block of buildings, empty land, and the exteriors of two more buildings beyond, which are visible from I-96.
Ahh, the glorious and odd Frank Selmier Towel Supply! This ghost sign is located on the edge of Lockerbie Square, on East Michigan Ave., just off College Ave. and next to the gay bar
Designed by Samuel Hannaford and erected in 1893,
Cincinnati City Hall, featuring a tall clock tower and numerous stained glass windows, is that city’s own miniature Hogwarts.
September 21, 2015
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