Ohio Signs (page 2)

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Acme Food
Cuyahoga Falls, OH
This Acme Food supermarket is part of a chain but I don't believe there are any locations with a sign like this. This sign was installed in 1949. This photo is from 2005. The sign was removed around 2006 and put in storage. It 2013, the sign was restored by the Ellet Sign Company and reinstalled at the same location. It cost about $40,000. The 2,000 bulbs are now LED. The letters are lit sequentially. The stainless steel is original. [map]

More Cuyahoga Falls Signs:
Levinson's Uniforms
Northgate Lanes

Acme Spring
Dayton, OH
Century Bar [gone]
Dayton, OH
Tasty Bird Poultry [gone]
Dayton, OH
The Acme Spring sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. For more, see this website. [map]

The Century Bar opened in 1942. The sign is probably from the 1950s. In 2020, the bar announced they were moving to another location and would not be allowed to install the sign. The sign was sold at auction. For more, see this website.

Tasty Bird Farms was a long-closed poultry store. The neon and bulbs had been removed. These photos are from 2009. The sign was removed around 2012.

More Dayton Signs:
35 West Motel [gone]
Carl's Body Shop [map]
Dayton Gym Club [gone]
Dixie Drive-in
former Dog House [map]
Double 18 Liquors
Grismer Auto Service
Merchants National Bank & Trust Co.
Phillips Cleaners

Bun's Restaurant
Delaware, OH
Bun's Restaurant has been here since 1864. The restaurant was destroyed by fire in 2002. It was rebuilt and reopened in 2004. This vintage sign is suspended from an arch over the street. The neon arrow points in the direction of the restaurant. For more, see this website. [map]

More Delaware Signs:
Bianchi Grill [gone]
Ralph Martin Shoe Repair [gone]

Village Tavern
Delta, OH
East Palestine, OH
The Village Tavern sign appears to be from the 1950s. [map]

This Pepsi sign is mounted on the roof of what appears to be either a flea market or a building used for storage. I didn't make note of this sign's location. Does anyone know where it is or if it's still there?

Deshler Signs:
Corn City Bar [gone]

Dover Signs:
D&M Auto Body
Limby's Liquor [map]

East Liverpool Signs:
Elks Lodge

Eaton Signs:
St. Clair Rooms [map]

Elmwood Place Signs:
Gilbert's Furniture & appliance

More Elyria Signs:
E.H. Roberts Co. [gone]
Loomis Camera (now Cincinnati)

Chicken Dinners [gone]
Enon, OH
Martin's Freeze
Euclid, OH
Skyway Drive-in
Fairlawn, OH
Markov's Chicken Dinners restaurant opened in 1950. The restaurant building is now occupied by Taylor's Tavern. This photo is from 2009. By 2011, the sign was gone.

Martin's Freeze features a plastic pole sign and a neon rooftop sign. [map]

The Skyway Drive-in chain was founded in 1952. I believe this was the original location. There were at least three other locations but there are now just two. The one in Green, OH opened in 1997. [map]

Fairborn Signs:
Foy's Variety Store [map]

Fairfield Signs:
Capri Motel [gone]
Cassano Pizza King

Old Orchard Motel
Fremont, OH
Bartlett's Old Orchard Motel and sign were built around 1949. [map] .

More Fremont Signs:
Double A Motel
Rainbow Lanes and Lounge [gone]

Goshen Signs:
Pohlman's Pharmacy (now Cincinnati)

Granville Signs:
Aladdin Restaurant [map]

Stardust Motel
Greenville, OH
Greenville, OH
Super Baker
Belle Center, OH
The Stardust Motel sign appears to be from the 1950s. This photo is from 2009. By 2013, the sign had been repainted. [map]

The Eikenberry's sign was painted blue until 2009 when this photo was taken. By 2015, the sign was painted blue again. Eikenberry's was part of the IGA Foodliners grocery store chain. This neon Super Baker sign is on the side of the Eikenberry's store. This mascot must have been used for advertising by the IGA chain. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

This plastic Super Baker sign is installed on the side of the Belle Center IGA Market. This photo is from 2009. I believe this store had closed by 2014 but this sign was still there. I have not seen any other neon or plastic Super Baker signs. Please let me know if you find any others. [map]

More Greenville Signs:
Boyd Cleaners
Great Darke County Fair
Fairlawn Steak House [gone]

Grove City Signs:
Grove City Lanes
Jolly Pirate Donuts

Star Cleaners
Hamilton, OH
YMCA [gone]
Hamilton, OH
Country Club Motel
Hamilton, OH
The Star Cleaners and Country Club Motel signs appear to be from the 1950s. [Star Cleaners map]; [Country Club map]

This photo of the YMCA sign was taken in 2012. In 2015, the sign was donated to the American Sign Museum in Cincinnati, OH. There are still a few of these signs around the country. They were probably built in the 1950s.

More Hamilton Signs:
Howell Cleaners [gone]

Harrison Signs:
Harrison Home Bakery

Hilliard Signs:
Ten Pin Alley

Holgate Signs:
Sager's Bar [map]

Hudson Signs:
Leo's Reserve Inn [now American Sign Museum]
Saywell's Drugs: 1, 2 [now American Sign Museum]

Pied Piper Drive-in
Huron, OH
The Pied Piper Drive-in looks like it is from the 1950s. [map]

McCauley Furniture
Ironton, OH
Ironton, OH
Staley's Pharmacy
Ironton, OH
The McCauley Furniture sign is probably from the 1940s or 1950s. [map]

This B.P.O.E. sign advertises for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. [map]

The Staley's Pharmacy sign apparently had neon at one time. [map]

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