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Omaha Signs

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Angie's Restaurant (later Lucky's ten-O-one) [gone]
Omaha, NE
2006: 2009:
Angie's Restaurant opened here in 1977. This rooftop sign dates to the 1950s when the restaurant was known as Trentino's. In 2007, the restaurant became "Lucky's ten-O-one" and the lettering on top of the sign was changed to "Lucky's". The sign was repainted at that time but the neon was broken in 2009. The parking sign appeared to be new. The sign was still there in 2011. By 2014, the building and signs were gone.

Westgate Plaza
Omaha, NE
Miller Electric
Company
Omaha, NE
La Casa Pizzaria
Omaha, NE
I believe Westgate Plaza opened in 1961. This sign appears to be from then. This photo is from 2012. The sign was restored in 2014. The boomerang arrow flashes at night. For more, see this website. [map]

The Miller Electric Company was established in 1912. This sign appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see this website. [map]

The La Casa Pizzaria opened in 1953. The neon sign with "Peppi" was built in 1957. The Peppi portion is about eight feet tall. His hand is animated and plucks the strings of the mandolin. Both signs are lit at night. For more, see this website. [map]

Jerry's Bar
Omaha, NE
Max I. Walker Cleaners
Maple St.
Omaha, NE
Max I. Walker Cleaners
Cuming St.
Omaha, NE
Jerry's Bar opened in 1955. This sign might be from the 1940s. It appears to have been adapted. [map]

Max I. Walker Cleaners was founded in 1917. There are about 24 locations in the Omaha area now. These locations appear to be two of the oldest. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [Maple St. map]; [Cuming St. map]

Piccolo Pete's
Omaha, NE
Piccolo Pete's restaurant opened in 1933. The sign with the piccolo player is from the early 1960s. It was repainted in 2008. The parking sign might be a new sign. The restaurant closed in 2015. The signs were still there in 2016. For more, see this website. [map]

Wolf Brothers Western Store
Omaha, NE
Louis Market [gone]
Omaha, NE
The Wolf Brothers Western Store sign is 50 feet tall. It was installed in 1975. It was damaged by a tornado that same year and rebuilt. These photos are from 2008. By 2009, the sign had been repainted. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Louis Market opened in 1957. This sign was probably built then. These photos are from 2008. The market closed in 2012 and the building was demolished in 2015. The sign was removed but the developer plans to return the sign to the site or install it elsewhere in town. A new gas station was built on the site. The Louis Market sign was still missing in 2016. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2.

Omaha Lace
Cleaners
Omaha, NE
Gorat's
Steak House
Omaha, NE
Masonic Temple
Omaha, NE
Omaha Star
Omaha, NE
Omaha Lace Cleaners was established in 1922. This sign is probably from the 1950s. It is lit at night. For more, see this website. [map]

Gorat's Steak House opened in 1944. This sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

This Masonic Temple is also known as Florence Lodge #281 which was built in 1912. This neon sign is installed above the entrance. It is stunning at night. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

The Omaha Star newspaper was founded in 1938. This sign is from the mid-1940s. Over the years, the sign had been stripped of neon and had repainted lettering and a map of Africa (not original). It was recently completely refurbished and is now behind clear plastic protective panels. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Omaha:
Bowlatorium [map]
Grinn & Barrett Tattoo & Piercing [map]

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