February, 2011 Archives

Screams Got Lost In A Paper Cup

Lights

February 24th, 2011 Permalink

Lights

My Friends Tell Me I'm A Fool

We Can Go Out

February 5th, 2011 Permalink

We Can Go Out

I have not walked through San Francisco’s Chinatown at dusk for some time. I was pleasantly surprised to see that the YMCA sign is now restored and is lit up. It’s nice to see a vintage sign being restored, rather than sent to the dump and replaced with plastic.

YMCA Chinatown, Restored

Here’s what the sign looked like in 2007. You can see the broken neon tubing and the decaying paint:
Chinatown YMCA (day)

Chinatown Neon Brokedown