Posts Tagged ‘hand painted signs’

Signs From The Gilded Age

Signs From The Gilded Age

June 12, 2014  |  Makin' It, Walk the Walk

Though prefabricated signs have become the norm, those of the hand-painted variety have made a bit of a comeback. But don't call it a comeback for Baker the Sign Man. Joe Brin goes behind the scenes at Baker, where they've been painting signs with a touch of gold by hand since 1870 > more

In Old City, The Loss Of A Contemporary Icon, Gain Of Ancient Buildings

In Old City, The Loss Of A Contemporary Icon, Gain Of Ancient Buildings

August 30, 2013  |  News

Love it or hate it, and love or hate new buildings that mimic the old, a proposal for redevelopment and restoration of the Shirt Corner buildings at Third and Market will spell the end of the 1970s graphic painted sign. Christoper Mote reports > more

Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times

February 9, 2012  |  Last Light

The signs of Germantown Avenue in the Fairhill neighborhood in all their funny, faded, hand painted glory > more