I’ve got a couple more shots from San Francisco and then moving on to the East Bay. I’ll keep this post short and sweet with just a handful of signs:
This one was just repainted. It was crummy looking in 2013. The neon had been broken since forever. While new neon would have been nice, this is far better than a plastic box. The new detail that I like is the olive painted on the glass on the side of the sign:
From San Leandro:
The rest of the photos in this post are from Oakland:
From the Kay Chesterfield upholstery shop:
A fella working at this place said his father built this artist’s palette sign. So, it’s always advertised for a body shop:
Classic and classy:
The inscription on the building is also “Fruitvale Medical Building” so the text on this sign is probably original. I don’t know about the paint color though. All that peachy beige seems a little too dreamy. I’m guessing it was originally more contrasting — like classic navy and white:
This wonderful arrow is at Oakland Imported Cars.
One more post to go!