Thursday, October 22, 2009

<- Office

A sign pointing the way to the office circa 1888. At Cedar Hill Cemetery on Fairfield Avenue.

Trinity Barber Shop


Trinity Barber Shop sign on Zion Street. Has been vacant (along with the rest of the building) since Trinity College bought the building about 15 years ago. The ground floor also contains an empty cafe/restaurant and former art gallery.

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Club Peru

Club Peru of Connecticut, Inc. Francis Avenue.

Billy's Package Store




A remarkable treasure of a neon sign on New Park Avenue, complete with sparkling cocktail glass. We will add some photos of it illuminated in the future.

Moorish Science Temple of America


The Moorish Science Temple of America, Inc. presents its Weekly Meetings Friday 7:30 to 10:PM Sunday 1 to 3 pm Prophet Noble Ali Drew Founder

"Just Say No to Drugs" Lane

Nancy Reagan's "Just Say No to Drugs" gets its own street sign off Vine Street.

Children Keep Away

Unusual sign on the front of a New Park Avenue apartment building. "All delivering and moving at rear end. Children keep away."

Our Lady of Sorrows Pray For Us




Our Lady of Sorrows Church on New Park Avenue. They have added a new marble sign on the front lawn as was the fashion in the 80's but the original sign (now slightly obscured by 1970's safety lights) reads as a prayer: "Our Lady of Sorrows Pray for Us." The cornerstone, with similar gothic text reads Anno Domini 1923