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Cincinnati Signs

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Adrien Pharmacy
Cincinnati, OH
Karl Mouch
Jewelers [gone]
Cincinnati, OH
Klein Motor Co.
Cincinnati, OH
The Adrien Pharmacy sign features an animated mortar and pestle. [map]

This photo of the Karl Mouch Jewelers sign is from 2009. The sign was still there in 2014 but gone by 2016. The building owner removed the sign. It may be restored and then sold to a collector. These Elgin Watch signs were mass-produced. There are similar ones in Chicago, IL, Woodstock, IL, Franklin, OH, and Tiptonville, TN.

The Klein Motor Co. sign appears to be from the 1950s. The business is now known as Klein on Vine. The neon and bulbs were removed from this sign around 2005. This photo is from 2009. For more, see this website. [map]

Al's Bar
Cincinnati, OH
A-1 Dry Cleaners
Cincinnati, OH
S&S Western Bowl
Cincinnati, OH
The Al's Bar sign appears to be from the 1950s. The neon has been removed. For more, see this website. [map]

The A-1 Dry Cleaners rooftop sign appears to be from the 1950s. The neon has been removed. [map]

The S&S Western Bowl opened in 1958 and this sign appears to be from then. [night photo thanks George Feinthel] [map]

Diamonds
Cincinnati, OH
Tower Furniture
Cincinnati, OH
Route 52 Drive-in
Cincinnati, OH
Diamonds is gone but this sign remains. This may have advertised for a jewelry store. Does anyone know what was here originally? [map]

Tower Furniture is gone but this sign remains. It is probably from the 1950s. This photo is from 2012. Around 2013, the bottom part of the sign was repainted to advertise for Mixx Ultra Lounge which occupies the ground floor now. [map]

The Route 52 Drive-in sign has been adapted by Jack's Used Auto Parts. I believe this sign originally advertised for a drive-in restaurant in the late 1950s. It may have been called the Flying Saucer Drive-in. [map]

Merry Weather Leather [gone]
Cincinnati, OH
The Merry Weather Leather sign was purchased at an antiques show. The sign was just the two panels at that point with no neon. The "can" was added between them and the wording changed. The sign is protected behind plastic and lit at night. By 2014, the business and sign were gone. For more, see this website.

Terry's Turf Club
Cincinnati, OH
Terry's Turf Club displays hundreds of signs from the collection of Terry Carter. Carter began collecting signs in the 1970s. Many of the signs were displayed in his previous restaurant, Neon's, which operated from 1988-2003. Among the signs on display in front of the restaurant are eight mechanical signs. These waving signs include three chefs, two bellhops, a service station attendant, a Dutch Girl, and an Apple Annie. [map]

More Cincinnati:
Chief Pontiac
Scotti's Italian Restaurant [map]
Western Southern Life [map]
Young & Bertke Air Systems Co.

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American Sign Museum
(Cincinnati)
Bob McDorman Chevrolet
(Canal Winchester)

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