Paint Cans (page 2)

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Siperstein Paint [gone]
Union, NJ
Siperstein Paint [gone]
Linden, NJ
Siperstein Paint
Jersey City, NJ
Siperstein Paint [gone]
Wall Township, NJ
Siperstein Paint [gone]
Trenton, NJ
Siperstein Paint [gone]
North Plainfield, NJ
2007: 2009:
Siperstein Paints was founded in 1904. There were more than 20 locations in New Jersey, Connecticut, and Massachusetts. I believe there are only three locations left now: North Plainfield, Fords, and Long Branch. The Long Branch location is modern and does not feature any interesting signs.

The Union paint can looked like it probably rotated at one point. These photos are from 2007. By 2013, the store and sign were gone.

The Linden store featured another old can that no longer rotated, if it ever did, when this photo was taken in 2007. By 2012, the sign and store were gone.

The Jersey City store is gone but the paint can is still visible on the Holland Tunnel approach to New York City. It probably had a handle originally. [map]

The Wall Township store is gone but the paint can entrance was still there until 2015. The building was remodeled for Liberty Carpet.

The Trenton store had an even larger paint can entrance. The store and paint can are gone now.

The North Plainfield cans were accompanied by a roll of wallpaper. The company sold or leased part of its building to Birdsall Bath Design in 2009. There were only two paint cans left at that point. The paint can on the right was repainted with a Pella label. In 2021, the remaining two cans were removed.

Paint Can [gone]
Miami, FL
Paint Plus
Goderich, ON
Paint Can
Wytheville, VA
The Paint Can in Miami had been around since the late 1940s or early 1950s. It advertised the O-Gee Paint store below. The Complete Angler, a bait & tackle shop, occupied the building for many years. In 2003, the paint can was repainted and altered slightly to resemble a bait bucket with fish in the pouring water. The store closed in 2011. By 2014, the paint can had been painted white and the building was still empty. The piece simulated pouring paint was then missing. By 2015, the paint can was gone.

Paint Plus features a pouring paint can on its roof. [photo thanks Mark Comstock] [map]

The Paint Can in Wytheville was installed at The Paint Store in the 1990s. These photos are from 2011. The business is now known as Building & Design of Virginia. The paint can is still there. [map]

Video Mania [gone]
Sioux Falls, SD
Paint Can
Waldorf, MD
Video Mania was originally a paint store. The animated neon created the effect of the cans pouring rainbows of paint. When I was there in 2008, the store was being gutted. By 2009, the paint cans were gone. For more, see this website.

The Paint Can in Waldorf is installed at Empire Graphics. The shopping center in which the store is located was built in the mid-1960s. This paint can may have been installed then. The space originally housed a Benjamin Moore paint store. The color of the pouring paint was changed from time to time. Empire Graphics moved into the building in 1996. One of the reasons that the business chose this space was because the paint can seemed fitting for a sign business. [map]

Evans Do it Best Lumber [gone]
South Charleston, WV
This paint can was installed on the roof of Evans Do it Best Lumber in 1963. The paint can was about 10 feet tall. It was repainted several times over the years for different paint companies. In 2012, when these photos were taken, the faded text on the pouring paint read "Quality HWI Paints." The store closed later that year. In 2015, the paint can was removed. There was talk of turning it into a piece of pipe with water coming out. However, as of 2018, it has not reappeared. For more, see this website.

Peter's Flooring & Paint
Hot Springs, AR
Peter's Flooring & Paint was established in 1906. This paint can entrance has been there since at least 2007. [map]

former Coastline Paint & Hardware
Gulfport, MS
2019: 2020:
The former Coastline Paint & Hardware building features a paint can entrance and paintbrush decorated windows. This building is probably from 1989 when Coastline opened there. It might be older if there was another paint store there previously. The building was vacant when these photos were taken in 2019. By 2020, the building was housing Ole River Fabrics. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

More Paint Cans:
Atlantic, IA [vintage; gone]
Florence, MS
Canton, OH
Windsor, ON [map]

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