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by Vintage Roadside
Mon Mar 17, 2008 7:13 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Crown Motel sign in Portland Oregon needs home ASAP
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

A couple photos from the sign removal. http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3125/2342366296_3d7bd5f008.jpg http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3150/2341534395_33b8e6e61b.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2007/2342363272_c759f232ff.jpg http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2264/2341531267_89619425ce.jpg http://farm4....
by Vintage Roadside
Mon Mar 17, 2008 3:26 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Crown Motel sign in Portland Oregon needs home ASAP
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Just a quick update that the sign came down safely today in three pieces and is now with the local sign company to begin restoration. It was great to see this first, important step completed. A great victory for fans of classic signs!
by Vintage Roadside
Sat Mar 15, 2008 10:31 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Crown Motel sign in Portland Oregon needs home ASAP
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Can I say I LOVE YOU? Or will a big fat THANK YOU suffice? Either one would do just fine :D Seriously - it's a passionate group that just didn't want to see another vintage sign tossed out. The next challenge is finding a new home in the area, but with the community support something should shake o...
by Vintage Roadside
Fri Mar 14, 2008 11:13 am
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Crown Motel sign in Portland Oregon needs home ASAP
Replies: 5
Views: 1124

Hey everyone, The news is looking good for the Crown sign. My wife and I have been working along with the Portland chapter of the AAA on this preservation effort and wanted to give an update. We have contracted with a great local sign company who will be removing the sign on Monday the 17th. They ha...
by Vintage Roadside
Sat Feb 09, 2008 3:37 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: CA Movie Theater Photos
Replies: 14
Views: 3675

by Vintage Roadside
Fri Jan 18, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: Modern Tulsa
Replies: 2
Views: 574

Great site - I've bookmarked it. We'll be in Oklahoma in October for the annual National Trust convention and looking forward to spending some time there. Looks like your site will help us know what to see.
by Vintage Roadside
Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:28 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Preservation Discussion
Topic: 1937 S. Charles Lee theater in Bell, CA for sale
Replies: 3
Views: 1606

It would be wonderful to see it restored back to Lee's design.
by Vintage Roadside
Sun Jan 06, 2008 4:19 pm
Forum: FAVORITE BUILDINGS (and signs)
Topic: Cool Sign thread on the HAMB
Replies: 2
Views: 4401

by Vintage Roadside
Fri Jan 04, 2008 2:58 pm
Forum: Roadside Rambling
Topic: San Gabriel Bowl coming down for condos
Replies: 3
Views: 1834

It would be great if the LA neon museum could save the sign at least.
by Vintage Roadside
Fri Jan 04, 2008 10:22 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: today's Zippy...
Replies: 39
Views: 6842

by Vintage Roadside
Thu Jan 03, 2008 12:34 pm
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: today's Zippy...
Replies: 39
Views: 6842

Are you Jeff? This looks like an advance copy (the published version has the "you're" corrected to "your"). If yes, it's nice to know that there's another contributor to the world of Zippy hanging out around here! I am Jeff:-) I did scan the advance copy he sent us. I hadn't not...
by Vintage Roadside
Thu Jan 03, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: Everything Else and the Kitchen Sink
Topic: today's Zippy...
Replies: 39
Views: 6842

We're thrilled that Zippy dropped by for a visit with our A&W Burger Family today!

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by Vintage Roadside
Tue Nov 13, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New PDX member
Replies: 4
Views: 4066

by Vintage Roadside
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:48 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New PDX member
Replies: 4
Views: 4066

Sputnikmoss,

Thanks for the welcome! Glad you enjoyed our Flickr pictures. I did send a reply regarding the PDX meetings. Let me know if it didn't come through for some reason. We'd love to start attending the meetings so hopefully we'll see you soon.
by Vintage Roadside
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:14 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: New PDX member
Replies: 4
Views: 4066

New PDX member

Hey everyone, Wanted to say hello and let you know how much we enjoy the forum. My wife and I operate Vintage Roadside. A business dedicated to preserving the history of Mom and Pop roadside businesses from the 1930s to the 1960s. Looking forward to enjoying the forum, Jeff http://www.vintageroadsid...
by Vintage Roadside
Tue Nov 13, 2007 12:11 pm
Forum: Mid Century Modern Marketplace
Topic: Store: Buy a shirt get a free National Trust membership!
Replies: 0
Views: 324

Store: Buy a shirt get a free National Trust membership!

Hey all, We're thrilled to announce a new special at the Vintage Roadside Gift Shop. We've teamed up with the National Trust for Historic Preservation and are now offering our customers a free one-year membership to the National Trust with a t-shirt purchase. Vintage Roadside Our t-shirts are hand s...
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