Interesting sites and details from Chicago and vicinity.
Lower Manhattan is a carnival of art deco details.
Signs and sights from Pulaski Road. This mosaic sign is one of the best. I’ve never seen another one like it.
Follies of Europe: Architectural Extravaganzas, by Nic Barlow, Caroline Holmes and Tim Knox. Garden Art Press, 256 pages, 286 color illustrations, 2008. ISBN 1-87067-356-5 In the United States, writing on the environments of self-taught artists tends to place them within the outsider art context or, sometimes, within a specifically American tradition of individual expression. Follies […]
I’ve never made it to Carhenge in Nebraska but my colleague Svilen recently did. View his gallery.
A new treasury of oddball store names from around the world.
Some first-rate signage from the funky Chicago suburbs of
Great lodging images from motel matchbooks.
Here’s a selection of my 100 favorite signs from the pages of Interestingideas.com’s Roadside Art Online section.