Posts Tagged ‘signs’

New Fishtown Mural Explores Residential Aesthetics

New Fishtown Mural Explores Residential Aesthetics

June 8, 2015  |  Morning Blend

On the scaffolds with Gaia, design revealed for 22nd & Market memorial, bill requiring inspection of fire escapes, funding our hidden oral history, and a new and improved Boot and Saddle sign > more

Bill Advances To Purchase Land For New Prison

Bill Advances To Purchase Land For New Prison

May 12, 2015  |  Morning Blend

A new prison more and more likely in the Northeast, previewing the Spring Garden Greenway, iconic South Philly Sign taken down for restoration, construction in West Philly, and no renewal for two charter schools > more

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

Return Of The Neon Hot Dog: Old Original Levis Hot Dog Sign To Be Relit On South Street

Return Of The Neon Hot Dog: Old Original Levis Hot Dog Sign To Be Relit On South Street

July 18, 2012  |  Buzz

Did you know it's National Hot Dog Month? > more

Neon's Alive

Neon’s Alive

May 17, 2012  |  Last Light

We're nuts about vintage neon. The modern and retro stuff, not so much until we saw Rob Lybeck's photo essay on neon signs around town > more