The ghost sign for Beebe & Runyan Furniture Northwest is located at 2014 9th Ave. in Seattle’s Denny Triangle. Now a Cornish College of the Arts building, this was once part of a company whose veritable empire spanned Omaha, Kansas City and Denver.
Ellipses in the Key of Blue by Oakland-based artist Randy Colosky is a temporary mural in the South of Market area of San Francisco, covering the site of the Yerba Buena/Moscone BART station, currently under construction. It is on view until May 2015.
Something about a dentist… I spotted this ghost sign in Kansas City, MO on East Truman St. between Prospect and Montgall Aves. Actually, the best part of this find is the amazing building that houses the old signage!
Northside’s CoSign Initiative Could Become a National Model after Landing New Grant: awesome, awesome news for CoSign [but next time, please ask for repro rights; WTF?].
Cincinnati’s Gorgeous Attempt to Woo Visitors, Circa 1933: some of the glass mosaic murals from the Cincinnati Union Terminal currently live at CVG and will hopefully find a new home soon.
Suburban Blight in Kansas City: just that, in words and pictures.
The New York City Filming Locations of The Warriors: only one of the most amazing things I’ve ever seen on the Internet.
Warby Parker Gets All Coney Island with New Collection of Specs: this video is a hypnotic bunch of hipster douchebaggery, set on the Coney Island boardwalk.
Animal Commuters: Strangest Creatures Found on Public Transit around the World: bizarre but kind of awesome.
The Lensic Theater is located at 211 West San Francisco St. in Santa Fe. It was designed in a pseudo-Moorish, Spanish Renaissance style by the Boller Brothers, a Kansas City-based architecture firm that specialized in movie theaters and vaudeville houses. The theater opened in 1931.
Peck’s [actually the George B. Peck Dry Goods Company Building] is located at 1044 Main St. in Kansas City, MO in a former shopping area known as Petticoat Lane, in what is now the West Ninth Street-Baltimore Avenue Historic District.