Los Angeles Signs (page 5)

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Economy Meats
Los Angeles, CA
Lupita's Seafood
Los Angeles, CA
Jones Grain Mill
Los Angeles, CA
China Cafe
Los Angeles, CA
These signs are on display at the food stalls of Grand Central Market. The market opened in 1917 and has been in continuous operation since then. In the 1990s, the market was renovated and these vintage signs were restored. New neon signs were also created. The Economy Meats sign is now located at the Museum of Neon Art in Glendale, CA.

Big 6 Market [gone]
Los Angeles, CA
Gospel Temple
Los Angeles, CA
The neon had been removed from the Big 6 Market signs when this photo was taken in 2012. The store is still there. However, in 2014, the signs were replaced with backlit plastic letters and the "Market" arrow sign was removed. [map]

The Immanuel Gospel Temple sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. It is installed on the Belasco Theater building. [map]

City Center Motel
Los Angeles, CA
2013: 2021:
The City Center Motel sign is probably from the 1950s or 1960s. In 2015, it was announced that the motel would be demolished. However, it was still there in 2021 but the sign's paint was peeling badly. [map]

Royal Viking Motel [gone]
Los Angeles, CA
2012: 2015:
These two Royal Viking Motel signs were probably built in the 1950s and/or 1960s. In 2014, the motel was renamed the Pod Inn. The signs were adapted. In 2017, the motel reverted to the original name of the Royal Viking Inn. The rectangular sign was painted white and now has backlit plastic letters. The "MOTEL" portion of the other sign was replaced with a plastic box. The frame above that was empty, exposing the fluorescent tubes. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Premiere Motel
Los Angeles, CA
Steinway & Sons
Los Angeles, CA
Psychic Temple
Los Angeles, CA
The Hollywood Premiere Motel was built in 1960. This sign appears to be from then. For more, see this website. [map]

This Steinway & Sons store is gone but the sign remains. For more, see this website. [map]

I don't know the age of the Psychic Temple's palmistry sign. The panel is tacked onto a plastic panel underneath. [map]

Los Angeles, CA
The Mint
Los Angeles, CA
Newland Hardware
Los Angeles, CA
Adee Plumbing
and Heating
Los Angeles, CA
The President Apartments was built in 1928. This sign is probably from then. However, it appears the letters on the panels were replaced at some point. Border details were probably removed as well. This sign was repainted in 2014. This photo is from 2019. [map]

The Mint nightclub opened in 1937. This sign is probably from then. For more, see this website. [map]

The Newland Hardware might be from the 1950s. The name on the sign might have been updated. [map]

Adee Plumbing and Heating was established in 1949. The rooftop sign and the facade signs are from the 1950s. The brown sign in the background was built in the 1920s and originally advertised for Western Auto Supply. For more, see this website. [map]

Brown-Israel Outfitting Company
Los Angeles, CA
The Brown-Israel Outfitting Company all-bulb sign was built around 1921. The sign was originally installed on the front of the building. It now hangs on the back of the building. [map]

Paintcraft Hardware
Los Angeles, CA
Paintcraft Hardware was established in 1936. This building was built in 1946 and the sign is most likely from then. [map]

Hotel Hayward
Los Angeles, CA
St. George Hotel
Los Angeles, CA
Hotel Barclay
Los Angeles, CA
The Hotel Hayward was built in 1906. This sign is from the late 1920s or early 1930s. It was restored and relit in 2004. For more, see this website. [map]

The St. George Hotel was built around 1904. This sign appears to be from the 1940s or earlier. [map]

The Hotel Barclay was built in 1897 as the Van Nuys Hotel. It was renamed the Hotel Barclay in 1925. These signs are probably from the late 1920s or 1930s. [map]

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