Friday, December 30, 2011


Sign remaining from the former O.F. Stengelin Co. cutlery shop. The shop closed earlier this year after being open in Hartford for 111 years. Old Bank Lane.

Dance Factory

Barry Square.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Hartford Snacks.

Submitted by Brendan. Hartford Snacks. "the name means service". Meadow Street.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Corner Tap

Recently uncovered Corner Tap Cafe sign. New Britain Avenue. The Corner Tap was a classic Trinity College watering hole.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

More Swift Signs




Main Street.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Value Mart

Value Mart. Park Street.

Professionals Only

Lunch for Professionals Only! - Thank You -. Trinity College.

Balloon Release

Balloon Release Equals Death for Sea Life. Zion Street.

Swift Factory Signs

Love Lane.

Dad Parking

No Parking Except for Dad. Grandview Terrace. Taken by Brendan.

Monday, March 21, 2011

M.B. Sholes Bldg

The M.B. Sholes Building, home of Guthart, Inc., where we previously spotted this can of Nu-Bake on Franklin Avenue

City Fare

City Fare Catering. Franklin Avenue.

Beyond This Fence

Beyond This Fence is Private Property. Forster Park.

Pesticide Storage

Danger. Pesticide Storage. Goodwin Park.


Rebuild North Hartford. Aquaponic Greenhouse and Community Organic Garden. Found in trash pile.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

Brother Bones

Brother Bones Cafe. Nicky's Express Lube. Franklin Avenue.

Stamps Registry

Stamps. Registry. Windows at the former Billings Spencer Factory. Russ St. at Lawrence St.

Drive Slow

Drive Slow Watch Out For Children Playing. Park Street near New Park Avenue.

Monday, February 21, 2011

Curb Your Dog

Sisson Avenue.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Diamond Cutz

This magnificent 1869 Second Empire building, once home to American architect and builder Oliver Easton, now home to "Diamond Cutz Barber Shop".

Fairfield Avenue.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Wm. Boardman and Sons Co. Coffee Roaster Tea Importers

Notice the painting of the Gold Star Coffee can above.

Ghost Signs On Barbour Street

Several layers of painted signs. Barbour Street.