Archive for the 'Signs' Category

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

Princess Drive-In


The Princess Drive-In, built some time in the 1940s. Up until the late 50s or so, THE PLACE to hang. In the last 15 years, it has been opened and closed by many owners.

No one seems to know who designed and built the sign. But it’s so iconic, it has endured all the travails of the property.

“Famous for Tacos” — when you whipped-in with your ’55 Chevy, it was tacos and a coke — not burgers. And maybe a little backseat bingo.

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Tuesday, June 12th, 2007

Logoistically Innocent


Al’s Garage — a wonderful, effective sign without the overhead that bashes its way into our subconscious in at every turn. Sadly, the effect is spoiled by the ubiquitous logoistic sign painted on the front ().

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