Vintage Signs: A Contest

October 21, 2011 | by Peter Woodall

Google knows almost everything. And that darned Lawrence O’Toole didn’t make it any easier with his wonderful Ghost Sign Project, which maps Philadelphia’s hand painted signs. But we think we’re beyond the reach of the Internet here–you’ll have to rely on your brains for this one.

A $25 “Curious” membership to Hidden City for the person who guesses the location of the most photos.

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Photos: Peter Woodall

About the Author

Peter Woodall Peter Woodall is the Project Director of Hidden City Philadelphia. He is a graduate of the UC Berkeley School of Journalism, and a former newspaper reporter with the Biloxi Sun Herald and the Sacramento Bee. He worked as a producer for Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane and wrote a column about neighborhood bars for

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