Home | About | Contact
Custom Search

 

Other Roadside Signage Northern California

 

Kings Shoes (Removed)
Emeryville, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

This fine marquee used to sit atop this Emeryville business. The Kings Shoes was once a stalwart in this old shopping district. Yes, another Emeryville roadside sign is no more.

 

 

Christian Science
Alameda, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Here's an old streamline sign outside of the Christian Science reading room in Alameda, CA.

 

 

Eagles Hall
Alameda, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

This vertical sign outside the building for the Eagles Hall in Alameda is a real head turner. Check out the large eagle on the top of the sign. Not sure if this sign still exists.

 

 

Hollywood Furniture (Removed)
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

This faded sign used to sit on the rooftop of the Hollywood Furniture Mart in Oakland. Well, just like how the lettering is gone, the furniture store itself is now relegated to history.

 

 

 

Moulin Rouge
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

This Moulin Rouge features a windmill themed marquee and lettering advertising its adult films.

 

 

Jack & Judy's Playhouse
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

Check out this old marquee for Jack & Judy's Playhouse. Not quite sure what type of "playhouse" this Jack & Judy's is, and whether or not this sign and business is still around in Oakland.

 

 

Island Market
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

The Island Market is located close to the Colonial Chapel, whose sign is featured a little further below.

 

 

Colonial Chapel
Oakland, CA
Photo courtesy Devil Doll

The Colonial Chapel in Oakland, CA and its flashback sign still exists in Oakland, CA. Check out the old time clock on the marquee as well as the neon lettering. Imaging when this sign was first put up and the neon lights were buzzing, and...

 

 

QUICK LINKS


 

 

 

 

 

 

© Copyright 1998-2017 Syd Nagoshi. All rights reserved. No portion of this document may be reproduced, copied or revised without written permission of the author.